The author of Certain American States on living with titles, the narrative space of relationships, and why short stories are like sauce.
The author of If You Leave Me on the Korean War, listening to your family stories, and the cost of survival.
Talking to the creator of Prism Stalker about body horror, complicating stories of subjugation and colonialism, and finding inspiration in Sailor Moon.
The author of How to Love a Jamaican on love in its various forms, finding belonging and mediating identity between and beyond borders.
The author of My Name Is a Knife on historical fiction, frontier life, and sharing headspace with her characters.
The author of A Terrible Country on what a story about Russia can say about America, dark moments during writing, and why there aren’t more novels about hockey.
The author of Boys: What It Means to Become a Man on navigating masculinity in parenting, sex education and sports.
The author of The Pisces talks astrology, fish sex and filling existential holes.
Talking about the Seventies, the inside-baseball debate over sci-fi vs. SF, and who’s carrying the torch of sci-fi music today with the author of Strange Stars.
The author of Florida on the impact of landscape on the psyche, the political responsibilities of fiction, and playing with expectations.