Dawn Major interviews Anjali Enjeti, Author of “Southbound”

DM: I met you during my residency as a graduate student while getting my MFA in creative writing at Reinhardt University where you are an instructor with the MFA program. In your essay, “Anger Like Fire,” you celebrate rage. That essay meant a lot to me, because as a woman, and as a Southern woman, […]

Claire Matturro Interviews Dennis “Mitch” Maley

Bradenton journalist and author Dennis “Mitch” Maley delves into harsh historical events in his newest book, Burn Black Wall Street Burn (Punk Rock Publishing, June 2021), and he does so with verve, talent, and force. Told through the eyes of several characters, the book is a riveting, up close and personal story of one of […]

Dawn Major interviews J. Michael White about William Gay’s “Fugitives of the Heart”

DM: Michael, I appreciate you doing this interview about William Gay’s last novel, Fugitives of the Heart. Gay describes this book as “a boy’s coming-of-age in a dying iron ore community of Depression era Tennessee,” and says that he was inspired by Mark Twain’s classic, Huckleberry Finn. What are a few similarities between Huckleberry Finn […]

SLR Interviews Susan Cushman

 

SLR Interviews Candace Cox Wheeler

Abigail De Witt Interviews Lee Zacharias on her New Novel, “What a Wonderful World This Could Be”

AD: What drew you to write this particular book at this particular time? LZ: I actually wrote this book quite a while ago, though I restructured and revised it much later. When my first novel, which came out in 1981, was in press, my editor, who was something of a political junkie, told me I should […]

SLR Interviews Author Joe Taylor

SLR Interviews Thomas Kaufmann