A Conversation with Lisa Aldridge

An interview by Alicia Cole.

Lisa Aldridge lives in the magical Ozarks. She is the author of The Dangerous Impressions Series (NA, Suspense/Romance). Her forthcoming works include: The Ring O’ Callum Brodgar (Melange Books, 2017), Fiery Impressions, Be a Grass Fire, The Death and Rebirth of Maria Sanchez, and The Caregivers.

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A Conversation with Patricia Colleen Murphy

Patricia Colleen Murphy

An Interview by Alicia Cole

Patricia Colleen Murphy founded Superstition Review at Arizona State University, where she teaches creative writing and magazine production. Her book Hemming Flames (Utah State University Press, 2016) won the May Swenson Poetry Award. A chapter from her memoir in progress was published by New Orleans Review. Her

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A Conversation with Sharanya Manivannan

Sharanya Manivannan

An interview by Alicia Cole.

The poet Sharanya Manivannan’s first book of fiction, The High Priestess Never Marries, has been described in The Establishment as “a tour de force of language, desire, and ancestral heartbeats.” It has just been published by HarperCollins India, and is available from Amazon in hardback and Kindle

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A Conversation with Tasha Cotter

Tasha Cotter

An interview by Alicia Cole.

Tasha Cotter is the author of the poetry collection Some Churches (Gold Wake Press, 2013) and the chapbooks That Bird Your Heart and Girl in the Cave. Winner of the 2015 Delphi Poetry Series, her work has appeared in journals such as Contrary Magazine, NANO fiction, and

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A Conversation with Jen Knox

Jen Knox

An interview by Alicia Cole.

Jen Knox is a writing coach and the Writers in Communities program director at Gemini Ink. Her short fiction and nonfiction appear in over seventy publications, including The Adirondack Review, the inaugural issue of Black Fox Literary Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Istanbul Review, Midway Journal, Narrative Magazine, Room

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A Conversation with Vanessa Blakeslee

Vanessa Blakeslee

An interview by Alicia Cole.

Vanessa Blakeslee is the author of the debut novel, Juventud (Curbside Splendor, 2015), hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as a “tale of self-discovery and intense first love.” Her story collection, Train Shots (Burrow Press) won the 2014 IPPY Gold Medal in Short Fiction. The book was also long-listed

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A Conversation with Kate Samworth

An interview by Alicia Cole.

Kate Samworth grew up in the DC area, where she played bass in a band and made art before moving to New Orleans. She studied and then taught painting at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art and later earned a BFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of

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A Conversation with John Dodds

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An Interview by Alicia Cole

John Dodds is the author of The Kendrick Chronicles crime novels, published as audiobooks by Blackstone Audio, Inc., USA. The first two, Bone Machines and Kali’s Kiss, are narrated by Robin Sachs, an actor who has appeared in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Babylon 5, and Lost World: Jurassic

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A Conversation with Mathieu Cailler + Recap of His AWP ’15 Reading

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AWP ’15 Report by Elizabeth Sheets, Interview by the BFLM Founding Editors

Mathieu Cailler is a writer of poetry and prose. His work has been widely featured in numerous national and international publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Epiphany, and The Saturday Evening Post. A graduate of Vermont College of Fine Arts,

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A Conversation with Rob Mosca

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Interview by Alicia Cole

Before being gainfully employed as a mild mannered bureaucrat toiling mindlessly in the bowels of one of Corporate America’s numerous cube farms, Rob Mosca was haunted by dreams of becoming an author. Envisioning a lush life of sleeping in until noon, courting delightfully sordid muses and growing a thick

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