WTP Writer: Lynn Lipinski

WTP Writer: Lynn Lipinski

“I don’t think I can get away from mining from personal and professional experiences for emotional truths in my stories” Interview by August Smith, WTP Feature Writer Lynn Lipinski is an MFA student at Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles. Her writing has appeared in UCLA Magazine, Trojan Family Magazine, the Los Angeles Times and…

Interview: Donna Baier Stein

Interview: Donna Baier Stein

Live at The Algonquin in NYC Interview by Susan Tepper, WTP Contributor WTP contributor Susan Tepper, whose work appears in Vol. V #4, conducts a series of interviews at the Algonquin in New York City.   Donna Baier Stein is the author of The Silver Baron’s Wife (PEN/New England Discovery Award, Finalist in Foreword reviews 2017 Book of…

WTP Writer: Vic Sizemore

WTP Writer: Vic Sizemore

“I try to observe like Chaucer, not judge like Dante” by Emily Jaeger, Features Editor Vic Sizemore is the author of three novels, The Calling, Seekers, and She Rises Crying. His fiction has won the New Millennium Writings Award. Sizemore’s short fiction and nonfiction is published or forthcoming in StoryQuarterly, Southern Humanities Review, Connecticut Review,…

WTP Writer: Jacqueline Crooks

WTP Writer: Jacqueline Crooks

Short-story author and novelist Jacqueline Crooks Looking Back on 2016 Interview by Jo Ely, Contributing Editor Jacqueline Crooks is a Jamaican-born, British short-story writer whose main subjects are migration and Caribbean subcultures. Crooks is A Wasafiri Prize runner-up, and the first chapter of her novel Fire Rush was published by Granta (WW15, the Anthology of New Writing,…

WTP Writer: Patty Somlo

WTP Writer: Patty Somlo

Transforming Struggles Into Art Interview by Emily Jaeger, Features Editor Patty Somlo is an author of fiction and creative nonfiction living in Sonoma County, California. Her second book, The First to Disappear (Spuyten Duyvil), was a finalist in the Fiction: Short Story category of the 2016 International Book Awards. Her work has appeared in journals, including the Los Angeles Review, the…