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WordSpring 2016

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“When I Can Help Free People Into Their Best Writing, I Also Free Myself”: an Interview with Susan Wooldridge

“My journal is at the heart of my writing practice…” Continue reading

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Poets Should Evolve: An Interview with Joshua McKinney

Reading poetry is not like watching a film or reading the average novel. I’d say it’s more like facing an opponent with a katana; there’s something about a three-foot razor blade that sharpens one’s attention. Good poetry sharpens the reader’s attention. Continue reading

“Immigration Made Me Into A Writer”: Interview with Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Advice to writers: read widely, write regularly, edit ruthlessly. Continue reading

WordSpring ’16: Jeremy Gerrard Riffs on Musical Creativity

Traveling and playing songs that we’ve created allows us to put something into others’ worlds that wasn’t there before, and we get to put something into our world that wasn’t there before. Considering the art, the hospitality and support, the camaraderie, the simplicity, and the freedom that all paint the touring picture, I think it’s humanity at its best. Continue reading

“The Story Won’t Tell Itself”: An Interview with Tim Hayes

Expect rejection, embrace rejection. Continue reading

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