Long River Review Interviews Bessy Reyna (2012)

Bessy Reyna is the author of two bilingual books of poetry, The Battlefield of Your Body (Hill-Stead Museum, 2005) and Memoirs of the Unfaithful Lover/ Memorias de la amante infiel (tunAstral, A.C., 2010, Toluca Mexico). Her poetry can be found in numerous anthologies, including El Coro: A Chorus of Latino and Latina Poetry, In Other… More Long River Review Interviews Bessy Reyna (2012)

Interview with Jeff Shaara, New York Times Bestselling Author (2011)

1. How much research do you complete before you feel confident enough to write in the voice of the historical figures in your novel? Typically, I read 50-60 books for each book that I write, nearly all of them original sources (diaries, memoirs, collections of letters etc.).  Once I feel I have my cast of… More Interview with Jeff Shaara, New York Times Bestselling Author (2011)

Beginning the Epic: A Profile of Ellen Litman (2011)

Ellen Litman, author of The Last Chicken in America, shares how she began writing and the creative process behind her first fiction. You’re reading a chapter from 1984 and suddenly a brilliant idea pops into your head. Should you write it down? So you make your way over to the computer and open up a… More Beginning the Epic: A Profile of Ellen Litman (2011)

Interview with Joe Welch, Editor-in-Chief of LRR (2011)

LRR:  At what age did you start writing? Why? Three or four years old, preschool age. There was a marathon on TV with alternating episodes of Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie, and the theme was a contest or debate deciding which was best. Apparently this was so inspirational I had to write about it,… More Interview with Joe Welch, Editor-in-Chief of LRR (2011)

Playing the World, with Mythology as a Guide: A Profile of Roger Travis (2011)

Shoulder to shoulder with my comrades, I stare down the entity that could very well be the cause of my death. A flood of enemies rushes towards us and I grip my weapon in anticipation for the inevitable slaughter, whether it be us or them. The only question left now is: who am I? This… More Playing the World, with Mythology as a Guide: A Profile of Roger Travis (2011)