Robert James Russell speaks with Sara Rauch about her debut collection, finding inspiration in the literary arts and beyond, the role of writers in the public sphere, and the enduring value (and need) of showing how we’re all connected.
“I’m curious as to how I can push a reader away from a character but still have them rooting for him or her”: Robert James Russell chats with Nina Buckless about his new novel, Mesilla (Dock Street Press).
Editor’s Note: All this week we’ll continue posting micro-portraits and/or interesting news about this year’s 2013 presenters at The State of the Book Literary Symposium, which will take place in Ann Arbor on Saturday, September 28, in Rackham Auditorium. All events are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule or list of presenters, please check out the State of the Book Website. Thank you! Lit-man Robert James Russell comes to us as the co-founding editor of the literary journal Midwestern Gothic and author of Pushcart Prize nominated Sea of Trees (Winter Goose Publishing, 2012). On September 28 […]
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