“I try to be forthright”: Interview with Michael Chang
With their recent tap to edit Lambda Literary’s Emerge anthology, and timely receipt of the Poetry Project’s Brannan Prize, Fence editor and poet Michael Chang’s influence on this decade has begun. Writer Zachary Issenberg sits down with Chang to talk process and literary inspiration.
“Shamelessly Lyrical and Ecstatic”: An Interview with Kemi Alabi
"I'm always playing with sound, trying to find the line, and letting language lead me somewhere. I'm satisfied with what I've found when the real shit pops up, and that's what I can revise toward. Black feminist writers taught me the urgency, political potency, and transformative power of truth-telling, and the only truth I'm interested in is accessed through vulnerability—I'm skeptical of its other origins."
What We Hunger For: Refugee and Immigrant Stories about Food and Family
A Conversation with 신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin In What We Hunger For: Refugee and Immigrant Stories about Food and Family, writers speak about all the contexts, ancestry, racism,... Read More
Writing from the Inside Out: A Roundtable on AfroSurrealism
A Conversation with Boots Riley, Opal Moore, Kyla Marshell, and Jeffery Renard Allen
On Bangkok, Climate Change, and the Architecture of a Novel
An Interview with Pitchaya Sudbanthad