TRP Q&A: An Interview with Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

“When you design a dwelling you are giving shape to space so that a body, humans mostly, but not just—can inhabit the space. If one thinks of a poem as a dwelling—after all stanza is Italian for room—then it is interesting to think not only about what one is saying, but about the space one is shaping, through which someone else will move.”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Jose Hernandez Diaz

“I don’t feel like myself when I’m not reading and writing regularly.”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Elizabeth Genovise

“I’d have a separate party on another night for the canonical Russian writers because, let’s face it, they’d be a buzzkill even if we kept the vodka flowing, and I’d want all these people to come back.”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Sarah Kain Gutowski

“I don’t feel like myself when I’m not reading and writing regularly.”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Jack B. Bedell

“I read like a fiend as a child, all science and history, though! My favorite books were Audubon Field Guides, especially the editions about snakes, birds, and fishes. I also carried around a copy of Jacques Cousteau’s The Shark: Splendid Savage of the Seas book for years. Still have it on my shelf now!”

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Megan Baxter

I binge-read through classics because I felt I needed to read them. I didn’t take the time to understand or digest them, so while I can say that I did “read” those volumes, I can’t recall much of their language or content. I’ve learned to avoid feeling required to read things.

TRP Q&A: An Interview with David Armand

For me, almost all reading is pleasurable. And I can learn from it, even the bad stuff. But I particularly like long novels where I can spend weeks or even months with the characters—thinking about them throughout the day and looking forward to the next morning when I can spend time with them again.

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Johnnie Bernhard

I love receiving books as gifts from friends and family. My favorites are books written by friends. It’s a privilege to share that moment with an author.

TRP Q&A: An Interview with Mary Morris

Public high school opened up enormous possibilities for literature and creative writing. I fell in love with Bukowski, Tolkien, Emily Dickinson, e.e. cummings, and read all of Herman Hesse.

TRP Q&A: An Interview with James Jabar

Mackenzie Campbell interviews Texas Review Press author James Jabar James Jabar is a student and lecturer from Greensboro, NC. He has an MFA in poetry from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his poems have recently appeared in The Freshwater Review. When he is not writing poetry or mentoring students, he spends hisContinue reading “TRP Q&A: An Interview with James Jabar”