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.
Stefan Merrill Block, interviewed by Noreen TomassiStefan Merrill Block
Noreen Tomassi engages the author of The Storm at the Door in a discussion on becoming a writer, memory, and maladies of the mind.
The Power of Pen NamesCarmela Ciuraru
A dialogue with Dawn Raffel on the significance of pen names.“I had an assignment from a magazine where the editor said, ‘The theme...
Linda Fairstein, interviewed by Dawn RaffelLinda Fairstein
In advance of her appearance as part of the Center’s Crime Fiction Academy, the legendary crime writer talked to Dawn Raffel about taking...
Francisco Goldman, interviewed by Dawn RaffelFrancisco Goldman
Dawn Raffel talks to the author of Say Her Name about grief, desire, and the need to put it on the page.“I began without even thinking about genre
Megan Abbott Interviewed by Meg PokrassMegan Abbott
Meg Pokrass talks to Abbott about teenage demons, sexual awakenings, and the making of her new novel.“As a kid, one of my favorite novels...
Robley Wilson, interviewed by Dawn RaffelRobley Wilson
A discussion on genre-hopping, boundary-free editing, and the necessity of virtuoso grumbling.“From the beginning, I wanted to write short...