Magazine Articles Tagged With interviews

A Q&A With Willie Perdomo

by Tyehimba Jess

Feature

Posted 5.1.14

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With his new collection of poems, The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon, Willie Perdomo offers a soulful melody that is as deep and vital and dynamic as the poet’s roots in New York City’s Nuyorican poetry scene.

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Journalists in Ukraine Under Threat, Stephen Colbert Audiobook Wins a Grammy, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.27.14

Journalists find themselves under increasing threat of violence as protests continue in Ukraine; Sheryl Sandberg's 2013 best-selling book Lean In will become a movie; comedian Stephen Colbert's audiobook has won a Grammy; the Huffington Post rounds up the fifteen hottest romances in literature; and other news.

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Charlie Rose Speaks With Novelist Donna Tartt, Poetic Kitsch, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.14.13

According to Bowker, self-published books rose 59 percent last year; Daniel Tiffany explores the uses and pitfalls of poetic kitsch; on CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose spoke with novelist Donna Tartt about her influences and inspiration; and other news.

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The Beauty of Self-Publishing, Poet Gregory Orr Evolves, National Book Awards’ ‘5 Under 35,’ and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.13.13

Bestselling author Hugh Howey explains the spiritual benefits of self-publishing; poet Gregory Orr reveals the personal transformation behind his literary evolution; National Book Awards' distinguished ‘5 Under 35’ list features all women; and other news.  

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Bookstore Owners Respond to President Obama, Twenty-Three Vital Poets, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.1.13

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has acquired McSweeney’s archive; Ron Charles reports independent bookstore owners were not pleased with President Obama’s recent speech at an Amazon warehouse; Jason Diamond lists twenty-three writers who are keeping poetry vital; and other news.

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Remembering Wislawa Szymborska and Dorothea Tanning, Paul Auster's War of Words, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.2.12

Nobel prize-winning poet Wislawa Szymborska, as well as Surrealist artist and poet Dorothea Tanning, passed away yesterday in their respective countries; novelist Paul Auster has engaged in a war of words with Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister of Turkey; Open Letters Monthly examines the hidden life of Virginia Woolf's institutionalized half-sister, Laura Makepeace Stephen; and other news.

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An Interview With Poet Nick Piombino

by Pamela D. Toler

Direct Quote

Online Only, posted 4.1.09

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Nick Piombino has been associated with various schools of poetry, but he is, perhaps, most well known for being one of the theorists who initiated the investigation into what became Language poetry. He spoke recently about collaboration, collage, and his collection Contradicta: Aphorisms, forthcoming from Green Integer Press this month.

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An Interview With Writer Robin Romm

by Lauren Hamlin

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Online Only, posted 1.30.09

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What began for Robin Romm as an exercise in navigating the loss of her mother evolved into a memoir, The Mercy Papers: A Memoir of Three Weeks, published this month by Scribner. She recently spoke about transitioning from fiction to nonfiction, and back again, and the difficulty of releasing a memoir into the world.

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Deep Water: An Interview With Fiction Writer David Rhodes

by Kevin Larimer

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Online Only, posted 8.20.08

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To get to Wonewoc, the small town in Wisconsin where novelist David Rhodes lives with his wife, Edna, one must look for signs to Highway 80, State Road 33, County Road EE, Highway Q, and other rural thoroughfares.

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An Interview With Poet Pattiann Rogers

by Jeannine Hall Gailey

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Online Only, posted 6.30.08

Pattiann Rogers, author of twelve poetry collections, including Wayfare (Penguin, 2008), recently spoke about the process of writing her latest collection, the importance of investigation, and the pleasure of naming the world.

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