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Posts Tagged ‘Helen Zell Writers Program’

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Commonly Held Territory: An Interview with Doug Trevor

“When the idea, as originally conceived, drops out of the story in question, that piece becomes almost like a donut—with a missing center. I feel like that’s what fiction is supposed to do, in a way”: Doug Trevor chats with Jeff Henebury about writing long short stories, the many powers of books, the MFA community, and his new collection, The Book of Wonder, out today from SixOneSeven Books.


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Validation is the Curse: an Interview with Christopher Hebert

“I was more interested in it as a book exploring characters just going about their lives. For me that’s the part of the Rust Belt narrative not often told.”


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Writing Toward a Less-Mythic Southern California: An Interview with Chris McCormick

“You know how questions can be hydras—you think you’ve solved one, and then two more sprout. I’m sure the desert will continue to baffle me in the future, but I’m excited to say my next book has more stamps in its passport.”



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