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Rabbit Trails into History: An interview with translator Christiana Hills

June 1st, 2016
Rabbit Trails into History: An interview with translator Christiana Hills

Steve Danziger talks with Christina Hills, a “cruciverbalist” translator from the controversial Oulipo school.

Interview: Debut author Geoffrey Storm

July 20th, 2015
Interview: Debut author Geoffrey Storm

Debut author Geoffrey Storm started down the usual path – writing conferences, agents – but then decided to take the route so many new authors are taking and self-publish his first novel. He talks with Open Letters about that process.

Those Rascally Parthians! An Interview with author Andrew Levkoff

January 1st, 2015
Those Rascally Parthians! An Interview with author Andrew Levkoff

Open Letters Monthly interviews the author of Blood of Eagles, book three of the Bow of Heaven series.

An Interview with Katy Bohinc

December 1st, 2014
An Interview with Katy Bohinc

Maureen Thorson interviews Katy Bohinc, poet and author of Dear Alain.

Wine and Bellow: An Interview with Charles Blackstone

December 1st, 2013

Charles Blackstone, author of the novel Vintage Attraction and managing editor at Bookslut, speaks with Kevin Frazier about Chicago literature, online publishing, and being the spouse of a sommelier

Interview: Rosecrans Baldwin

June 18th, 2013
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Author Rosecrans Baldwin talks about writing, and Paris – and writing about Paris

Sleazy Inner Tubes

May 1st, 2013
Sleazy Inner Tubes

Artist Laura Carton does not surf pornography for the usual reasons, By digitally removing the ‘actors’ from their backgrounds, she creates strangely suggestive landscapes. In this interview she addresses both her process and her plan.

I Groan In Silence

April 1st, 2013
I Groan In Silence

The media just won’t leave old man Voltaire alone! We run a transcript of the latest interview.

January 2013 Issue

January 1st, 2013
January 2013 Issue

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by Aaron Angello

An Interview with Kim Newman

May 25th, 2012
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An interview with Kim Newman, author of the fantastic “Anno Dracula” series of novels!

Interview with Tom O’Rourke

April 14th, 2012
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First off, thanks for joining us – and congratulations on writing a fantastic book! Can you tell us a little about yourself? Writing is not, as it were, your day job, correct?
It’s good to be …

Interview with Elspeth Cooper

April 12th, 2012

An interview with author Elspeth Cooper!

An Interview with John Summers of The Baffler

April 2nd, 2012
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An interview with The Baffler‘s new Editor-in-Chief, John Summers.

Making the List

April 1st, 2012

Long-time critic John Sutherland’s latest book The Lives of the Novelists takes readers on a biographical tour of 294 creators’ lives. But does it work? Long-time critic Steve Donoghue and novelist John Cotter try to figure that out.

Interview: Christina Brooke

January 20th, 2012
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An interview with Romance author Christina Brooke!

An Interview with Carol Carr

January 13th, 2012
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A lively interview with Carol Carr, author of the ‘India Black’ novels!

For Singular Consideration

January 1st, 2012

A conversation with Maureen Thorson, Open Letters’ new poetry editor, founder of NaPoWriMo, and publisher of Big Game Books

“Writing Against Time”: An Interview With Benjamin Markovits

December 1st, 2011

“I made no particular effort to keep the portrait of Byron consistent from one novel to another. I wanted to show him in different lights, from different angles.” Joshua Lustig interviews the author of the esteemed Byron Trilogy.

Author Interview: Justin Gustainis

August 15th, 2011
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A quick Q & A with Justin Gustainis, author of the Morris and Chastain novels, on fame, devils, and holy scripture

Learning to Read Perfume: A Talk with Chandler Burr

February 1st, 2011

Our poet of perfume and the curator of the brand new Center of Olfactory Art discuss why perfumes demand to be smelled and why “perfume is the only art form in which Americans are more illiterate than poetry.”

Simple Man

December 1st, 2010
Simple Man

No American president in a generation has so polarized the country as George W. Bush, and his new book will almost certainly polarize its readers. Is it defiant agitprop or heartfelt memoir?

Songs for an Invisible Nation

September 1st, 2010
Espada photo_Sandy Taylor Tribute

Rapt in discussion and a bowl of spicy noodles with poet Martín Espada

A Cloud of Voices

July 1st, 2010
In Concord with Sophia 2010

A conversation and twenty cigarettes with émigré poet and Fulcrum editor Katia Kapovich