Suspend Your Disbelief

Polly Atwell

Contributing Editor

Polly Atwell is the author of the novel Wild Girls (Scribner) and a Contributing Editor at Fiction Writers Review. She teaches English and creative writing at Virginia Military Institute.


Interviews |

The World Is Made of Stories: An Interview with Alan Heathcock

Mary Stewart Atwell talks with Alan Heathcock as part of her interview series with writers of rural fiction, undertaken in partnership with The Art of the Rural. The two discuss Heathcock’s debut collection, Volt, as well as his Midwestern influences, film, politics, and more.