Rone Shavers is a writer who publishes in multiple genres. His fiction has appeared in ACM: Another Chicago Magazine, www.identitytheory.com, Nth Word, PANK magazine, and Thought Catalog, to name several venues, while his essays and reviews have appeared in such publications as BOMBMagazine, EBR: Electronic Book Review, the Los Angeles Reader, and The Quarterly Conversation. He is Assistant Professor of English and Director of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York.
Rone Shavers talks with Karen Tei Yamashita about her National Book Award shortlisted novel I Hotel, and in the process the two touch on everything from the role of history and memory to the process of writing, to what one’s politics and culture says about the nature of storytelling itself.
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