Featured Interview

Kathleen Spivack: Shaping What You Write

Oct 02, 2017

TW Interview by Jennifer Jean

You really have to swim down into yourself when you’re writing, which is why people confuse it all with mental illness.

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Sanderia Faye: “I’ve Got a Lot of Swimming to Do”

Nov 04, 2015

TW Interview by Imaani Cain

I just knew that, as a black woman, if I wanted to write, I needed some credentials.

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Gene Yang: “I Hated Assigned Reading”

Sep 28, 2015

TW Interview by William Gray

At the heart of all young adult literature is this equation: belonging + power = identity.

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Diane Cook: “Life Is Very Precarious”

May 04, 2015

TW Interview by Mara Araujo

I like when the world is strange enough that you really have to pay attention.

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Bill McKibben: “We Don't Require Great Leaders”

Apr 20, 2015

TW Interview by David Biddle

The currency of movements—passion, spirit, creativity, the willingness to spend our bodies—is the only alternative.

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Chana Bloch: “The Poem Begins to Shape You”

Dec 17, 2014

TW Interview by Carol Dorf

Whatever kind of poetry you write, it’s hard not to get discouraged.

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William Least Heat-Moon: "Damnable Speed"

Dec 10, 2014

TW Interview by David Biddle

It’s toxically lethal for writers to perceive themselves as geniuses able to dash off greatness.

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Caitlin Moran: “You Just Can’t Argue with Cool”

Nov 03, 2014

TW Interview by Lorraine Berry

Just by being working class, I’m a minority in the industry, and then to be a woman on top of that is absolutely nuts.

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Mark Vonnegut: “Too Easy, Dad”

Jun 16, 2014

TW Interview by Martha Nichols

I think he stumbled on telling the truth to save his own life—and it worked.

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Terry Tempest Williams: “Silence Is Where We Locate Our Voice”

Jun 17, 2013

TW Interview by Lorraine Berry

All a writer really has is time. Time to think. Time to read. Time to write.

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