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MINI INTERVIEW: Twyla Hansen

MINI INTERVIEW: Twyla Hansen
Interviewed by Jen Ippensen - May 2020
May 6, 2020

How did you get started writing poetry? In the early 1980s, not long after I began employment at Nebraska Wesleyan University as a horticulturist, I enrolled in a poetry-writing class taught by the...

MINI INTERVIEW: William Trowbridge

MINI INTERVIEW: William Trowbridge
Interviewed by Jen Ippensen - April 2020
April 29, 2020

How did your interest in poetry begin? I came to poetry late. I was studying to be a fiction specialist. In fact, my dissertation was on Faulkner’s novels. But while studying modern poetry in preparation...

MINI INTERVIEW: Theodore Wheeler

MINI INTERVIEW: Theodore Wheeler
Interviewed by Libby Dunn - March 2020
March 23, 2020

Your latest novel In Our Other Lives was released on March 3, 2020. What do you want potential readers to know about the book? The story is told from the perspective of an NSA/FBI investigation into...

MINI INTERVIEW: Mark Sanders

MINI INTERVIEW: Mark Sanders
Interviewed by Libby Dunn - February 2020
February 19, 2020

How did your latest work In a Good Time come about? Could you talk a little bit about the title? Various pathways led to In a Good Time. While the final push to publication came quickly (the book was...

MINI INTERVIEW: Marjorie Saiser

MINI INTERVIEW: Marjorie Saiser
Interviewed by Jen Ippensen - December 2019
December 21, 2019

What is your reason for writing? Or what role does writing play in your life? I write to find out, to stay green, to keep learning. Writing teaches me what I should be paying attention to. Do you...

MINI INTERVIEW: Neil Harrison

MINI INTERVIEW: Neil Harrison
Interviewed by Jake Stewart - December 2019
December 13, 2019

How did you get your start in creative writing?  I started classes in creative writing and photography at Northeast Community College back in 1980, after deciding that sorting mail all night, six nights...

MINI INTERVIEW: Sarah McKinstry-Brown

MINI INTERVIEW: Sarah McKinstry-Brown
Interviewed by Sean Dunn - May 2019
May 25, 2019

How did you get into writing? When I was 19 years old, I wandered into a poetry slam team performance at a coffeehouse in Albuquerque, my hometown, and was hooked when I saw the team performing a poem...

MINI INTERVIEW: Greg Kosmicki

MINI INTERVIEW: Greg Kosmicki
Interviewed by Sean Dunn - May 2019
May 16, 2019

How has your family inspired your writing? My family didn’t exactly inspire my writing as much as it provided raw material for writing. My writing is usually triggered by or suggested by interactions...

MINI INTERVIEW: Ruth Williams

MINI INTERVIEW: Ruth Williams
Interviewed by Sean Dunn - May 2019
May 6, 2019

What do you find easiest about writing? This is an interesting question since I feel like we writers often focus on the hardest aspects of writing. I suppose for me the easiest part about writing is...

MINI INTERVIEW: David Wyatt

MINI INTERVIEW: David Wyatt
Interviewed by Sean Dunn - April 2019
April 22, 2019

What inspired you to write Gathering Place? What notions appear in Gathering Place are those which have shown up in most of my writing. The fact that the book, a first, is published quite late in my...

MINI INTERVIEW: Todd Robinson

MINI INTERVIEW: Todd Robinson
Interviewed by Chad Christensen - April 2019
April 11, 2019

How did your book Mass for Shut-Ins come about? Several years ago, Greg Kosmicki, founder and editor of Backwaters Press, said he’d like to publish my next book. I held him at bay for a time, knowing...

MINI INTERVIEW: JV Brummels

MINI INTERVIEW: JV Brummels
Interviewed by Chad Christensen - April 2019
April 1, 2019

How did your book [email protected] come about? I’d had [email protected] in mind for the title early on and couldn’t shake it. It went through a dozen permutations while I wrote and collected the...

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