Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writers

Interviews With Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writers

Meet many of the prose writers who have appeared between the covers of The Woven Tale Press magazine, as well as guest writer—writers plumbed for their invaluable insights and thinking into their writing processes.

Interview: Donna Baier Stein

WTP Contributor Susan Tepper interviews author Donna Baier Stein at the Algonquin Round Table in NYC.

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WTP Writer: Patty Somlo

Patty Somlo gives a behind-the-scenes look into the creation of her forthcoming memoir “Even When Trapped Behind Clouds.”

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An Archeological Approach to the Writing Craft

In a guest post, Maribel Garcia from Book Club Babble interviews novelist Elizabeth Mosier on her latest publication, Excavating Memory: Archaeology and Home.

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WTP Writer: Paul Corrigan

Paul Corrigan and the great influence of nature in his poetry and nonfiction.

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WTP Writer: Lynn Lipinski

Lynn Lipinski’s short story, “The Dying Kind,” follows a hospice care worker and appears in January’s magazine.

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WTP Writer: Jacqueline Crooks

Themes of immigrants, enforced silence, & strong adolescent girls in this compelling interview.

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WTP Writer: Vic Sizemore

I try to observe like Chaucer, not judge like Dante,”–Vic Sizemore. Emily Jaeger interviews Vic Sizemore about portraying challenging characters.

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Interview: CM Taylor

“We are at a profoundly exciting moment in the development of the history of narrative art.” Jo Ely interviews science-fiction writer CM Taylor.

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WTP Writer: Mark Mayes

WTP Contributor Mark Mayes and Contributing Editor Jo Ely on the publication of Mayes’s first book, his process, and what’s next.

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Alan McMonagle: Story Writer Turned Novelist

Interview by Press Literary Editor Jo Ely. Read McMonagle’s story “Bleeding Boy” featured in The Woven Tale Press Vol. III #12.

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Peter Johnson

"I write what I feel like writing, though I feel most comfortable in short forms...I think there is way too much overwriting going on. You could probably cut out at least a quarter of most novels.” Interview with WTP writer Peter Johnson.

WTP Writer: Lynn Lipinski

Lynn Lipinski's short story, "The Dying Kind," follows a hospice care worker and appears in January's magazine.

WTP Writer: Vic Sizemore

I try to observe like Chaucer, not judge like Dante,"--Vic Sizemore. Emily Jaeger interviews Vic Sizemore about portraying challenging characters.

Interview: CM Taylor

“We are at a profoundly exciting moment in the development of the history of narrative art.” Jo Ely interviews science-fiction writer CM Taylor.

WTP Writer: Stephen Davenport

"I'm in a hurry —which is a great way to live." Author Stephen Davenport talks about his short memoir, "We Were too Young for World War II," and his novels.

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