Tag Archives: Short Story Writers

Author Q&A: Joseph Bates (Tomorrowland)

Joseph Bates

“It took me a long time to learn restraint, especially in terms of humor. Early on in my writing, I never met a joke I didn’t like.”

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The Girlfriend Game: 5 Questions with Nick Antosca

Nick Antosca

“Spin the wheel and get a girlfriend. Will she be Vera Nabokov, or will she be Zelda Fitzgerald? Just be nice to her.”

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Author Q&A: Kyle Minor (In the Devil’s Territory)

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“I think I’d rather spend time with people who read broadly and deeply. They tend to be smarter, more interesting, more likely to have a little societal compassion (but not always).”

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Author Q&A: Dan Chaon (Stay Awake)

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“Certain books tell us that we are not alone. And that can be life-saving.”

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Savannah Schroll

“With the famous, I can often see the aching humanness underneath all the bling, and with the anonymous, I can imagine all too vividly the estrangement and inner angst they regularly confront.”

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Joseph Epstein

Joseph Epstein

“And I have come to think that a good student is not that impressive a thing to be. A good student can tell you seven reasons for the Renaissance. Big fucking deal.”

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