Interviews: Prose Writers

Meet many of the writers who have appeared between the covers of The Woven Tale Press magazine over the years.

WTP Writer: Jacqueline Crooks

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

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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: 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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Author Interview: Stephanie Dickinson

WTP Contributor Susan Tepper interviews author Stephanie Dickinson at The Algonquin Round Table in NYC.

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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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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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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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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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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.

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.