You’ll find here interviews with many of the writers featured in our Woven Tale Press magazine, as well as “visiting” writers.
Joyce Peseroff speaks with WTP 2018 contest winner Cynthia Manick on her winning poems, advice for working writers, and finding inspiration.
“Creating the first draft of a poem often involves gathering sparks,” says Dina Elenbogen, and her poems reflect this statement: flashes of illumination and light, beautiful yet with the potential to start a blaze.
Richard Hoffman talks his poetry and nonfiction as well as advice for young writers.
David Hamilton, professor emeritus at the University of Iowa and former editor of The Iowa Review, is hailed as a master of contemporary pastoral.
Jo Ely interviews a group of American poets who discuss poetry as resistance, poetry as renaissance, and poetry in the time of Trump.
Charlotte Holmes gives a behind-the-scenes look into her writing process and her short memoir, "Klavern," from her forthcoming book: The Grass Labyrinth.
"I want [my poetry] to take off the diver's mask." Nancy Mitchell interviews Jean Valentine on her work, life history, and literary inspirations.
One poet and his aspiration for other poets: “crowd sourcing” recommendations to help people find their new favorite poets.
Performance poet Sophia Blackwell talks about herself as a writer and performer. She says her audience is always smarter than she is.
David Loret de Mola speaks on performance poetry, guerrilla poetry, & how his video Bi-Planetary Culture comes from alien origins.