An Interview with Novelist and Short Story Writer Laura van den Berg by Carleton Whaley (2016)

Laura van den Berg is a short story writer and novelist known for her collections What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us and The Isle of Youth, as well as her debut novel Find Me, which was listed as a “Best of 2015” by NPR, Time Out New York, Buzzfeed,… More An Interview with Novelist and Short Story Writer Laura van den Berg by Carleton Whaley (2016)

Deciphering DIAGRAM with Ander Monson by Allison McLellan and Alexandra Cichon (2016)

DIAGRAM is an online magazine that, as its name suggests, stands out in the unique use of obscure diagrams and schematics accompanying written works displayed in refreshing, innovative ways, including fiction, poetry, and comics. Although the magazine stands out by charging new ground, I find I cannot try to sum it up any better than… More Deciphering DIAGRAM with Ander Monson by Allison McLellan and Alexandra Cichon (2016)

Keeping a Beginner’s Mind: An Interview with Dave Mercier by Carleton Whaley (2016)

Dave Mercier is the creator of the comic Mercworks, a weekly webcomic strip. He has self-published two collections of his comics, Mercworks: The Joy of Despair and Mercworks: The Cure for the Human Condition. Carleton Whaley: So I guess I’ll just start off with a basic question about Mercworks. How long have you been making it, exactly?… More Keeping a Beginner’s Mind: An Interview with Dave Mercier by Carleton Whaley (2016)

On Reading More Slowly, Child’s Play, and Understanding Languages:

An Interview with Susan Stewart (2015)

Susan Stewart –  American poet, Princeton professor, Genius Award recipient – visited UConn as our 2015 Wallace Stevens poet on April 1st. I had the opportunity to ask her a few questions on her work and influences. Through her answers, I came to a greater understanding not only of her work, but of poetry at… More On Reading More Slowly, Child’s Play, and Understanding Languages: An Interview with Susan Stewart (2015)

“I am first a creature of the imagination”

An interview with Benjamin Grossberg (2015)

I had the opportunity to ask this year’s guest of the Writers Who Edit, Editors Who Write Series, Benjamin Grossberg. Supplement your experience of his reading with his answers, and read them alone – Ben is personable and passionate, and a truly unique voice in modern poetry.   A Polish filmmaker once made a film… More “I am first a creature of the imagination” An interview with Benjamin Grossberg (2015)

Journal Feature: The Blueshift (2015)

I had the pleasure of speaking with Tyler Tsay, the editor-in-chief, of the profound new literary journal The Blueshift Journal. This journal features young, relatively undiscovered writers and artists, hoping that great art will provide an ethereal closeness between humans. Tsay is only a senior in high school himself and yet he has managed to create… More Journal Feature: The Blueshift (2015)

An Interview with Asinine Poetry Editor Shay Tasaday (2015)

Over the past few weeks, my fellow editors and I have been working on a journal project. We selected two literary journals, one of mine being Asinine Poetry, did some research and presented on them. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to have an interview with the editor of Asinine Poetry via e-mail.… More An Interview with Asinine Poetry Editor Shay Tasaday (2015)

An Interview with Rattle Magazine Editor Timothy Green (2015)

About a week ago, I had the pleasure to interview Timothy Green, an editor for Rattle. For those who don’t know, Rattle is a literary magazine based out of Los Angeles and founded in 1994 by Alan Fox. What is interesting about this is that Alan Fox is not someone who you would think of… More An Interview with Rattle Magazine Editor Timothy Green (2015)