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An Interview with Timothy Taranto

Interview conducted by Macy Meyer, nonfiction editor Timothy Taranto is the author of Ars Botanica, a gorgeous memoir exploring—in the form of letters to his unborn child—the intimate details of self-image, love, and loss through the realities of Alopecia, an ending relationship, and an…

March 7, 2019
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Interview with Stephanie Buckley

Stephanie Buckley is a Towson University alum with a B.S. in Electronic Media and Film and a minor in Creative Writing. Her nonfiction works have been published in Grub Street’s volume 64 and volume 66. In the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s national competition for essays in magazines,…

February 4, 2019
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Q&A with Divinia Shorter

Divinia Shorter is a Towson University graduate with a B.A. in Theatre Studies and minor in Creative Writing. Published in Grub Street, her poem “Mixed Sestina” won first place in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s national competition for closed (traditional) form poetry. A writer of…

November 30, 2018
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Interview with Poet Matthew Thorburn

In his sixth poetry collection, Dear Almost, Matthew Thorburn tries to answer the question, “How do you grieve for someone you never knew?” If you were to compare the force of his words to nature, they would be a stream instead of a river.…

November 27, 2018
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An Interview with Paula Whyman

Interview by James Hancock, 2018-19 Online Nonfiction Editor Paula Whyman’s story collection, You May See a Stranger, explores the life of Miranda Weber. Quick-witted and hyper-observant, Miranda is, as the jacket copy describes, “a hot mess.” In one story, for example, she has a…

October 18, 2018