2019-05-15T13:07:32-05:00

Reaching for Epiphanies: An Interview with John McCarthy

John McCarthy’s latest book, Scared Violent Like Horses, ruminates on growing up lower class in the Midwest and coping with family traumas. The stories of a hardscrabble life dominated by silos and switchgrass are told with an impressive tenderness that contrasts starkly with their often-painful subjects. Particularly striking are those [...]

2019-03-19T18:53:11-05:00

Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful: An Interview with Dorothy Chan

...splitting time between writing, editing, teaching, and all things poetic is something Chan sees as a dream life, a fantasy come true. This idea–the true life fantasy–is something that often surfaces in her poetry whether that is creating the perfect array of dishes for a meal or the fetishization of [...]