Revisiting a Writer Crush: Michelle Latiolais

A few months back, I professed my writerly adoration for Michelle Latiolais, author of A Proper Knowledge and the short story collection Widow, two books I promptly devoured after my introduction to their author. I enjoyed reading her so much that I went out on a limb and reached out to her for Girl on… Continue reading Revisiting a Writer Crush: Michelle Latiolais

A Final Inspirational Conversation

To wrap up my summer of talking about writing with ladies, here is an interview I conducted with one of Portland's newest literary darlings, Vanessa Veselka. The kind, funny, and thoughtful writer had plenty to say about the writing process, writing tips, and her writing heroes. Vanessa Veselka is the author of the novel Zazen,… Continue reading A Final Inspirational Conversation

An Inspirational Conversation

For most of my time in graduate school, I was fortunate to hold a part-time job as a writer for student newspaper The Rearguard. I parlayed this opportunity into a way to interview some of the writers in Portland who inspire me. Throughout the summer, I'm going to post some of these memorable interviews, starting… Continue reading An Inspirational Conversation