interviews

Interview: YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN

Special reporting by Peter Boyle. ​


Interview: Venus De Mars

WHOLE BEAST RAG: Let’s talk about Minneapolis creative culture.


Interview: Tyler Spangler

Special Reporting by Zac Tomaszewski


Interview: Meg Kissinger

​SPECIAL REPORTING BY ADAM SEGAL


Interview: Lightsey Darst

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Interview: Kelle Groom

WHOLE BEAST RAG: One of the underlying themes of your memoir is “the self as stranger or character” and your process of self-discovery through the act of writing. Both the...

Interview: James Cordas

Special reporting by Zac Tomaszewski.


Interview: Grass Widow

Jeffrey Yang is a poet, translator and editor, whose collections include Aquarium and Vanishing-Line, both published by Graywolf Press. Yang’s most recent literary venture was translating June Fourth Elegies, a...

Interview: Douglas Glover

I was introduced to the work of Douglas Glover earlier this summer when I was given the unique opportunity to read an early manuscript for Douglas Glover’s forthcoming collection of...

Interview: Chinelo Okparanta

SPECIAL REPORTING BY ADAM SEGAL


Interview: C.K. Williams

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Interview: Bryan Olson

WHOLE BEAST RAG: Describe your creative process: what are you looking for? What are you discovering? When is the image complete?


Interview: Brett Ralph

SPECIAL REPORTING BY BERND SAUERMANN


Interview: Alyson Hagy

I first spoke with Alyson Hagy this past summer while writing a review of her most recent novel, Boleto, for Iowa City’s Little Village magazine. Hagy “spent 15 years...

Interview: Alan Heathcock

My first brush with the writings of Alan Heathcock was this fascinating blog post, “Why I Write: The Battle of Right Hand, Left Hand,” in which the author frames his...