Writing in the Wild: A Guest Post By Caitlin Hill and Kat Lewis

Day 1: 9/27/17 The flight in was at 8 in the morning, taking off from Cascade. Things to remember: the frosted windows, the socks of cat litter, the bowl of baking soda. Cold. I’m wearing socks and Birks—the picture of preparedness. We shared the plane with two rugged guys from Idaho State—I’m sure they were … More Writing in the Wild: A Guest Post By Caitlin Hill and Kat Lewis

“Still Gathering the Givens”: An Interview With Brian Blanchfield

On Thursday, November 16, UI faculty member Brian Blanchfield will read at BookPeople of Moscow at 7:30 PM. He teaches classes in creative nonfiction (I’m currently in his workshop) and has a background in poetry as well as nonfiction. In anticipation of the reading, I interviewed Brian about his writing, his move to Moscow, what … More “Still Gathering the Givens”: An Interview With Brian Blanchfield

“Light at the End of the Tunnel”: An Interview with Shane Dominguez

Later this week, two second-year fiction writers, Shane Dominguez and Jack Hill, will read their work at the first symposium of this academic year. These readings are opportunities for second-year MFA students to share their work with their colleagues and prepare for their future thesis defenses. To highlight his work, I asked Shane a few … More “Light at the End of the Tunnel”: An Interview with Shane Dominguez