You’ll find here interviews with many of the writers featured in our Woven Tale Press magazine, as well as “visiting” writers.
"Poetry brings us back to tangible language and solid ground." A conversation with Poetry Editor Sara London and Jeffrey Harrison.
WTP poet Nathan McClain speaks with poetry editor Sara London on fatherhood as inspiration, writing political poems, and his work at Hampshire College.
"My aim is to make my formal devices seem naturally connected to my subject, no matter how calculated the interweaving comes to be in the later stages of writing." WTP poet Robert B. Shaw speaks with Sara London.
"I tell myself to live writing!" Sara London speaks with Lee Briccetti, executive director of Poets House in New York City, on stylistic choices in her work, events from Poets House, her inspiration, and more.
"I’m definitely happier now as a mixed-bag poet." WTP poet Terri Witek discusses her new collection THE RAPE KIT, her collaborations with other artists and poets, and the changing nature of poetry in the digital age in her interview with Jennifer Nelson.
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.