Magazine Articles Tagged With interviews

Reviewers & Critics: Jennifer Day of the Chicago Tribune

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

Jennifer Day, the editor of the Chicago Tribune’s Sunday books section, Printer’s Row Journal, discusses her commitment to assembling the best literary criticism on both the local and national level.

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Telling Stories in the Sunlight: A Profile of Judy Blume

by Kevin Nance

Feature

Posted 6.17.15

Kevin Nance

Her books, for readers of all ages, have been published in thirty-two languages and sold more than eighty-five million copies worldwide, but Judy Blume, whose new novel, In the Unlikely Event, was published by Knopf in June, has always taken a simple approach to her work: “I do what I have to do to tell the story.”

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Agents & Editors: A Conversation With Four Literary Agents

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

Four young literary agents meet for an evening of food, drink, and conversation about how they find new authors, what they need to see in a query letter, and the common mistakes writers should avoid.

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Three Poets Laureate: Lightning Rods for Poetry

by Nick Narbutas

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

Three poets laureate—Luis J. Rodriguez, Joseph Bathanti, and Natasha Trethewey—talk about the various initiatives and influences they've brought to the position, and what the role means to them.

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Miwa Messer’s Great New Writers

by Cat Richardson

News and Trends

Posted 4.15.15

May/June 2015

The director of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program talks about the process of searching for the “extraordinary storytelling” that makes a great new book.

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The Wild Unsayable: A Q&A with Mark Doty

by Maya C. Popa

Feature

Posted 4.15.15

Maya C. Popa

Whether he is writing poems, essays on the craft of poetry, or a memoir about his dogs, award-winning poet Mark Doty applies a passionate intellect that drives his readers deep into uncharted territory.

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Finding the Words: A Q&A with Maggie Nelson

by Michele Filgate

Feature

Posted 4.15.15

Michele Filgate

In her ninth book, The Argonauts, published this month by Graywolf Press, Maggie Nelson explores the frontiers of thinking about love, language, and family, adding to a stunning body of work unconstrained by labels of form and genre.

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Reviewers & Critics: Ron Charles of the Washington Post

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 4.15.15

May/June 2015

Ron Charles of the Washington Post and the Totally Hip Video Book Review series gives his insights on the ethical and practical challenges of being a book critic for a major newspaper.

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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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