Suspend Your Disbelief

Polly Stewart

Contributing Editor

Polly Stewart is the author of The Good Ones, forthcoming from Harper in 2023, and a Contributing Editor at Fiction Writers Review. As Mary Stewart Atwell, she’s also the author of Wild Girls. 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.