The Audio Files: An Interview with Donald Ray Pollock

Donald Ray Pollock, author of the linked short story collection, Knockemstiff, sat down to talk withSycamore Review’s Christopher Feliciano Arnold during a visit to Purdue University in September. You can click on the following links to listen to audio clips from the conversation. A transcript of the interview follows. Clip 1: On writing and working … Continue reading The Audio Files: An Interview with Donald Ray Pollock

An Interview with Jessica Garratt

Jessica Garratt’s first book, Fire Pond, won the 2008 Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry, selected by poet Medbh McGuckian, and was published by the University of Utah Press in April 2009. Individual poems from the collection have appeared in theNorth American Review, Shenandoah, Michigan Quarterly Review, Crab Orchard Review, The Missouri Review, and in the forthcoming Helen Burns Poetry … Continue reading An Interview with Jessica Garratt

I Want to Show People Their Hearts: An Interview With Susannah Breslin

Susannah Breslin is the author of You’re A Bad Man Aren’t You, a collection of short stories from Future tense Books. Her writing has appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, Salon, and L.A. Weekly, and she holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in Literature and the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was, until … Continue reading I Want to Show People Their Hearts: An Interview With Susannah Breslin

Some Little Half Page Love Note: An Interview with Davy Rothbart

It’s a chilly October night in Indianapolis, and Davy Rothbart and I are in a Fountain Square parking lot, sitting in a van. Not just any van. The official FoundMagazine and Lone Surfer Tour 2005 van, in which Rothbart is traveling the country (Michigan vanity plate: THG LFE.) He’s promoting his new book of short … Continue reading Some Little Half Page Love Note: An Interview with Davy Rothbart