Suspend Your Disbelief

Interviews

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The Creative World of the Project: An Interview with Maria Adelmann

“Writers often get obsessed with a story or character. I can just as easily get obsessed with making pom-poms. I love the feeling of being in the creative world of the project versus the actual world.” Colleen Hubbard talks with Maria Adelmann about her debut collection, Girls of a Certain Age.


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A Sense of Hauntedness: An Interview with Caitlin Mullen

“I wanted to infuse the book with a sense of hauntedness, and I realized that one way to do that was to let the victims who are at the center of the novel act as a Greek chorus.” Caitlin Mullen talks with Daisy Alpert Florin about her debut novel, Please See Us, which is currently a 2021 Edgar Allen Poe Award finalist for Best First Novel.


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How History Happens: A Conversation with Charles Lamar Phillips

“If the book strides beyond the noir conventions, as you suggest and certainly I hope, it does so especially to please a couple of ideal readers I had in mind as I wrote it, readers who loved language as much as they ever loved anything….” Charles Lamar Phillips talks with James Whorton, Jr. about his novel Estranged.