Interview with Karin Miller, Editor of The Cancer Poetry Project Anthology

As I’m writing this introduction, I’m also waiting to hear the results of my niece Malia’s one-year scans. They will tell us whether or not the stage IV neuroblastoma that she spent half of her life fighting has stayed away from her neural crest cells. Since Malia was declared NED (No Evidence of Disease) last … Continue reading Interview with Karin Miller, Editor of The Cancer Poetry Project Anthology

Interview With Poet Jill McDonough

I just checked: at Amazon.com there are “Only 11 left in stock (more on the way).” of Jill McDonough’s new book Where You Live (Salt, 2012). You should probably put in your order soon, sign up on a waitlist, or something, because this selling-out-quick stuff seems to happen a lot when Jill releases new poems. … Continue reading Interview With Poet Jill McDonough

An Interview with Ben Fama

Ben Fama is a NYC poet with past lives in many modes. Among his many endeavors it is rumored he has indulged in: street car racing by the ocean, fostering anarchy in the mountains of Virginia, and building literary communities in NYC. Delighting in ephemera, cosmic wandering, and electronically diffuse identity struggles, he has developed … Continue reading An Interview with Ben Fama

An Interview with Matthew Vollmer

As well as teaching creative writing, fiction, and composition at Virginia Tech, Matthew Vollmer is the co-editor of Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters, "Found" Texts, and Other Fraudulent Artifacts (forthcoming in fall 2012 from W. W. Norton). His first book, Future Missionaries of America, is available via Salt Publishing and his second book, inscriptions for headstones, will be … Continue reading An Interview with Matthew Vollmer

Interview: Brad Green (Issue 78)

Brad Green's "Devil's Fingers" appears in our current issue (78). His work can be found in The Texas Observer, Surreal South '11, Needle: A Magazine of Noir and elsewhere. He edits at PANK magazine and Dirty Noir. Find him online at http://about.me/bradgreen. tmr: How did you come to writing fiction? BG: I've been writing fiction seriously (that … Continue reading Interview: Brad Green (Issue 78)

(From the Archives) Critical Self-Fashioning: An Interview with Stephen J. Greenblatt

Today's "From the Archives" post, an excerpt of an interview with Stephen J. Greenblatt, comes from Issue 71/72 (Summer 2009).  This interview took place on 8 December 2008 in Stephen Greenblatt’s office in Widener Library at Harvard University. It was conducted by Jeffrey J. Williams, the editor of the minnesota review at the time, and transcribed … Continue reading (From the Archives) Critical Self-Fashioning: An Interview with Stephen J. Greenblatt