The biggest challenge for me was trying to pull all those various threads back together again in a way that seemed more or less realistic and also satisfying.
Stories are always about trouble.
I asked myself why museums are never in close proximity to dollar stores.
I also have learned a great deal from other writers, whether from reading their work or receiving (generous) feedback.
I didn’t realize I was writing a book of stories until very late in the game.
Just because we do not fit the majority, it should not mean we are any lesser.
When I sit down to write, I feel my responsibility is to tell the truth, to try not to flinch, and to consider the ways in which my work might affect readers of all kinds.
Does salvation-through-shopping actually work?
We were psyched that novelist Bryan Furuness talked with editor in chief Jen Michalski about the origins of jmww and what draws us to submissions. Thanks to The Review […]
The Traders By Scott Shibuya Brown 165 Pages Black Lawrence Press, 2017 $16.95 ISBN: 978-1625579805 “When you spend so many years growing into a thing there is no place else for […]