Charles Holdefer, author of four novels and the recent story collection Dick Cheney in Shorts, is an American writer currently based in Brussels, Belgium. His
During many years of working on the stories in On Anzio Beach, her recently published volume of stories from Ravenna Press, Seattle-based short story writer
Grace Paley was the keynote speaker of the first writing conference I ever attended: the 2007 Juniper Summer Writing Institute. In fact, her involvement with
Grant Clauser is the author of four poetry books: The Magician’s Handbook (PS Books), Reckless Constellations (winner of the 2016 Cider Press Review Book Award),
Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough is a native of Poland. Her essays were published in journals such as Agni, Ploughshares, The American Scholar, The Threepenny Review, and TriQuarterly.
So silly of me it was, looking back—being nervous to meet Kathryn Stripling Byer. To be fair, I only knew her then by her poetry