Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Publishing Is Finally Taking Romance Seriously—and Jasmine Guillory is Here For It

For our Romance Week series, Arriel Vinson interviews bestselling novelist Jasmine Guillory about the past, present, and future of the romance genre.

Feb 14, 2023
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Jennifer Maritza McCauley Believes That Home Is a Feeling, Not a Place

In this interview, Jennifer Maritza McCauley discusses her debut story collection ‘When Trying to Return Home,’ the power of female kinship, and the allure of the short fiction format.

Feb 7, 2023
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Matthew Salesses Believes Being Better People Makes Us Better Writers

Akanksha Singh interviews Matthew Salesses about his new novel “The Sense of Wonder,” decolonizing storytelling, and what K-dramas can teach us about plot.

Feb 2, 2023
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Liz Harmer Is Working Out Thorny Moral Questions

Jean March Ah-Sen interviews Liz Harmer about her new novel ‘Strange Loops,’ crises of faith, and the mysteries of existence.

Jan 31, 2023
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Kurt Baumeister On the Synergy of Being an Editor, Critic, and Novelist

Christine Sneed interviews Kurt Baumeister about his role as acquisitions editor for 7.13 Books and the history of his authorial, editorial, and critical work.

Jan 24, 2023
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Josh Riedel Believes Tech and Writing Connects Us Together

In this conversation, Ploi Pirapokin talks with Josh Riedel about his new novel ‘Please Report Your Bug Here,’ his time working in the tech industry, and the joys of building a literary community.

Jan 17, 2023
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
For Editors Ana-Maurine Lara and drea brown, ‘Teaching Black’ Is a Love Letter

Ruth Joffre interviews Ana-Maurine Lara and drea brown about their anthology ‘Teaching Black,’ the process of putting the book together, and what it means to be in conversation with authors included in its pages.

Jan 10, 2023
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Soumeya Bendimerad Roberts on the Day-to-Day Job of a Literary Agent

“One of the things I enjoy about my job is that my days can really vary.”

Jan 4, 2023
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Felicia Rose Chavez Wants You to Commit to the Work

Ruth Joffre interviews Felicia Rose Chavez about ‘The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop,’ what led her to develop these principles, and why anti-racism is important—in the classroom and beyond.

Dec 13, 2022
Don’t Write Alone | Interviews
Ruben Quesada Introduces Readers to the Expansive World of Latinx Poetics

Ruth Joffre interviews Ruben Quesada on his new book ‘Latinx Poetics: Essays on the Art of Poetry,’ the first anthology devoted to essays exploring the subject from a Latinx perspective.

Nov 29, 2022