Suspend Your Disbelief

Shawn Andrew Mitchell

Contributing Editor

Shawn Andrew Mitchell’s stories, essays, reviews, and interviews have been published in Poets & Writers, Fairy Tale Review, The Rumpus, The Montreal Review, Glimmer Train’s Writers Ask, and elsewhere, as well as in the anthologies Hair Lit Volume One and Torpedo’s Greatest Hits. He’s also the editor of the anthology Mine is Clouds: 16 Writers on the Life and Legacy of Richard Brautigan. He received his MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


Articles

Interviews |

Save That Blood! An Interview with Jim Shepard

From the Archives: The title of Jim Shepard’s 2011 collection, You Think That’s Bad, could also be a creative mantra. Here the veteran writer discusses his research process, the apocalyptic state of the world, the (possible) irrelevancy of literature to the apocalypse, his epic mustache—and other matters of importance.


Interviews |

Fashionable Nonsense and a Better Brain: Part One of an Interview with Charles Yu

Shawn Andrew Mitchell beams in from the future of a quiet Sunday morning in South Korea to chat with Charles Yu on a quiet Saturday evening in Los Angeles. In Part I of their conversation the two writers discuss the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, consensual grammar, favorite gadgets, and more.


Shop Talk |

Stories We Love: American Masculine

Shawn Andrew Mitchell’s stories, essays, reviews, and interviews have been published in Poets & Writers, Fairy Tale Review, The Rumpus, The Montreal Review, Glimmer Train’s Writers Ask, and elsewhere, as well as in the anthologies Hair Lit Volume One and Torpedo’s Greatest Hits. He’s also the editor of the anthology Mine is Clouds: 16 Writers on the Life and Legacy of Richard Brautigan. He received his MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


Shop Talk |

Ode to the Bromance

Shawn Andrew Mitchell’s stories, essays, reviews, and interviews have been published in Poets & Writers, Fairy Tale Review, The Rumpus, The Montreal Review, Glimmer Train’s Writers Ask, and elsewhere, as well as in the anthologies Hair Lit Volume One and Torpedo’s Greatest Hits. He’s also the editor of the anthology Mine is Clouds: 16 Writers on the Life and Legacy of Richard Brautigan. He received his MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.




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