Suspend Your Disbelief

Cam Terwilliger


Cam Terwilliger lives in Boston, where he’s at work on a historical novel, a collection of stories, and the occasional poem. When he’s not writing, Cam teaches at Grub Street and Emerson College, where he earned his MFA. Supported by The Massachusetts Cultural Council, The American Antiquarian Society, The Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and The Academy of American Poets, his work has appeared in a variety of magazines and literary journals, including West BranchThe Mid-American Review, and The Literary Review. Cam’s a big fan of J.M. Coetzee and Hawthorne, as well as Arthur Schnitzler’s fin-de-siècle novella of jealousy, phantasmagoria, and masquerades, “Dream Story.”


Interviews |

The Art of the Chase: An Interview with Urban Waite

Debut novelist Urban Waite enjoys a character-driven thriller, which is exactly what he delivers with The Terror of Living. In conversation with Cam Terwilliger, Waite reveals how the selfish characters of Graham Greene shaped his idea of the perfect book, how an editor who understands the writer’s vision can only help a book, and how flexibility can be the novelist’s best friend.