Magazine Articles Tagged With interviews

Agents & Editors: Jennifer Joel

by Michael Szczerban

Feature

Posted 2.10.15

March/April 2015

Jennifer Joel, whose clients include Chris Cleave, Joe McGinniss Jr., Evan Osnos, and Shonda Rhimes, talks about the difference between selling fiction and nonfiction, what inspires her to go the extra mile for her authors, and what writers should really want out of publishing.

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Grotz Leads Bread Loaf Translators

by Cat Richardson

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.15

March/April 2015

The director of Bread Loaf’s new Translators’ Conferences talks about how the conference came about, what shape it will take, and what it means to be a translator in today’s literary culture.

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A Profile of Tracy K. Smith

by Renee H. Shea

Feature

Posted 2.10.15

Renee H. Shea

In her extraordinary new memoir, Ordinary Light, Pulitzer Prize­–winning poet Tracy K. Smith embraces a fuller sense of herself as a writer while cementing the connection between her children and her ancestors using the best glue she knows: words.

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A Profile of T. Geronimo Johnson

by Kevin Nance

Feature

Posted 2.10.15

Kevin Nance

For T. Geronimo Johnson, whose second book, Welcome to Braggsville, was published in February, writing is a way to push himself, and his readers, into uncomfortable territory—to start a conversation, a communion, that could open up our hearts.

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Reviewers & Critics: Dwight Garner of the New York Times

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 1.15.15

January/February 2015

In the inaugural installment of our new feature, Reviewers & Critics, New York Times book reviewer Dwight Garner talks about his experience as a critic—the required credentials (or lack thereof), how to cut through the hype, the role of negative reviews, and more.

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Muradov's Accidental Inspiration

by Kevin Larimer

News and Trends

Posted 12.16.14

January/February 2015

“My work is a lifelong celebration of futility.” Artist Roman Muradov, designer of this issue’s cover, discusses his various wells of inspiration, his relationship to the written word, and the importance of doing nothing.

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Stories That Sing: A Profile of Michael Williams

by Jeremiah Chamberlin

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 12.16.14

January/February 2015

It’s still early morning as I make my way by taxi across Cape Town, traveling from our ship in the harbor to the Artscape Theatre Center on the Foreshore. It’s a sharp, blue-sky day in late March. More

Internal Tapestries: A Q&A With Louise Glück

by William Giraldi

Feature

Posted 11.20.14

September/October 2014

Louise Glück says a poet must be surprised by what the mind is capable of unveiling, which may explain why her twelfth book of poems, Faithful and Virtuous Night, published in September by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, feels so startlingly alive with the wonder of discovery.

 

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Poe’s Raven Forevermore, Literature of the Strange, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.30.14

A British University abolishes library fines; children’s books fuel revenue growth; poet August Kleinzahler will lecture in D.C. series; and other news.

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Inaugural Winners of Kirkus Prize Announced, Dylan Thomas Centennial Celebrations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.24.14

Bronx bookstore to remain open after all; the San Antonio Library launches an “airport e-book” branch; the age of “Transrealism”; and other news.

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