Writers On Writing

[Nothing in My Interior Life Is Linear: Dawn Raffel]

Michael Kimball |
Dawn Raffel’s illustrated memoir, The Secret Life of Objects, is a life story revealed through simple possessions. Her previous books include two story collections—Further Adven... ...read more

A Kind of Weird Beauty: Michael Bible

Michael Kimball |
Michael Bible is the author of Cowboy Maloney’s Electric City, as well as the chapbooks Gorilla Math and My Second Best Bear Rug. He was winner of the ESPN: the Magazine/Stymie ... ...read more

Anything Could Be a Story: Rachel B. Glaser

Michael Kimball |
Rachel B. Glaser grew up in northern New Jersey. She studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Her collection of short stories, Pee O... ...read more

Almost Everyone Is Ready: Stephanie Barber

Michael Kimball |
Stephanie Barber is a multi media artist who creates meticulously crafted, odd and imaginative writing, films and videos which incorporate music, literature and video. These fil... ...read more

All the Characters Are Versions of Myself: Justin Taylor

Michael Kimball |
Justin Taylor is the author of the novel, The Gospel of Anarchy, and the story collection, Everything Here is the Best Thing Ever. Both books were New York Times Editor’s ... ...read more

My Brain Kept Going in the Machine: Blake Butler

Michael Kimball |
Blake Butler is the author of the novella Ever and the novel-in-stories Scorch Atlas, named Novel of the Year by 3:AM Magazine. He edits HTML Giant, “The internet literatu... ...read more

The Fear that You’re Broken in Some Way: Susan Henderson

Michael Kimball |
Susan Henderson is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon’s Creative Writing program and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Her debut novel, UP FROM THE BLUE (HarperCollins, 2010), h... ...read more

You Must Use a Filter!: Deb Olin Unferth

Michael Kimball |
Deb Olin Unferth is the author of the memoir REVOLUTION, the story collection MINOR ROBBERIES, and the novel VACATION. Her work has been published in Harper’s Magazine, Mc... ...read more

A Realist Who Exaggerates a Little: Jessica Anya Blau

Michael Kimball |
Jessica Anya Blau’s first novel, THE SUMMER OF NAKED SWIM PARTIES, was chosen as a Best Summer Read by the Today Show, the New York Post, and New York Magazine. Barnes and... ...read more

Only Jackasses Use Whom: Andy Devine

Michael Kimball |
Andy Devine’s first book, WORDS, (Publishing Genius, 2010) has been called “amazing,” “genius,” and “a joy to experience.” One critic noted that, “Devine has dismantled the Engl... ...read more

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