Renata Adler, interviewed by Dawn RaffelRenata Adler
Dawn Raffel talks with the author of Speedboat and Pitch Dark about transcendant reading, writing a fine sentence, picking a fight, Isaac Babel–and Oprah.
Sterling Lord, interviewed by Dawn RaffelSterling Lord
Dawn Raffel talks with the iconic agent about Kerouac and Kesey, the thrill of discovery, and why physical books matter.
James Salter, interviewed by Noreen TomassiJames Salter
On May 15, 2013 the legendary James Salter joined Center Director Noreen Tomassi for a live interview about his novel, All That Is
Owen King, interviewed by Noreen TomassiOwen King
The author of Double Feature talks with Noreen Tomassi about the long gestation of a first novel, dealing with reviews, managing expectations...
Ben Fountain Talks to Noreen TomassiBen Fountain
Noreen Tomassi talks with the winner of the 2012 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel prize, about Cowboys football, the war in Iraq, being the Imelda...
Charles Baxter Talks to MaryAnne KoltonCharles Baxter
MaryAnne Kolton talks with Baxter about creativity, craft, and crisis.
Heidi Julavits Talks to John WrayHeidi Julavits
John Wray talks with the author of The Vanishers about alternate universes, psychic warefare, Susan Sontag, and The Hunger Games.
Bonnie Nadzam talks to Noreen TomassiBonnie Nadzam
Noreen Tomassi talks with the author of Lamb about her experience as a debut novelist and the strong reactions of readers.
Richard Ford and Joyce Carol OatesRichard Ford & Joyce Carol Oates
Two literary friends on everything from profanity to homesickness to talent and obsession.
Margaret Atwood, interviewed by Dawn RaffelMargaret Atwood
Dawn Raffel talks with the literary maverick about wonder tales, Scheherezade, post-9/11 dystopias, and Picasso’s response to cave paintings.