Ryan Masters is a writer and poet from Santa Cruz, CA. He spent a decade on staff at the Santa Cruz Sentinel and The Monterey County Weekly. He is a frequent contributor to The Surfer’s Journal and former poet-in-residence for the City of Pacific Grove, CA. The author of a chapbook, below the low-water mark, his work has also appeared in publications such as The Iowa Review, Catamaran Literary Reader and Unlikely Stories. Above an Abyss: Two Novellas (Radial Books, 2018) is his first collection of fiction.
Jendi Reiter, vice president of Winning Writers, talks about the spark that started the site, her newsletter, the annual humour contest, her own writings, and lots more.
The author of Arcardia’s Children talks about his book series, his background, when and why he started writing, his inspiration, influences. new project, challenges, and more.
Judith Skillman’s poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart, Best of the Web, the UK Kit Award, and is included in Best Indie Verse of New England to mention just a few honors of this prominent American poet and translator. Her work has appeared in many anthologies and journals and her work as an artist has also attracted notice. In this interview she talks about her latest collection Came Home to Winter, about the impact of nature and Washington state on her work, and lots more.
Chloe Hooper’s Explosive new True Crime book, The Arsonist,is founded upon the seemingly straight-forward question – what kind of person would deliberately start a fire? Told in Hooper’s inimitable, lyrical style, she seeks to answer such a question through the lens of the Black Saturday tragedy, a firestorm that devastated swathes of rural Victoria in 2009. In this in-depth interview, she talks about the book, her themes, characters, and processes, and much more.
The author of the Dungeons and Dragons inspired Mission Perilous talks about her latest book, her upbringing, her writing journey and process, her work in progress, her biggest challenges, her favourite author and lots more.
Editor of Voice of Eve talks about his site, its features predictions for the future of the site, why an artist would want to submit, his favorite poets, and more.
Melissa Chan is a lifelong reader and the designer of Literary Book Gifts which features book related products like t-shirts and totes ranging from Herman Melville’s Moby Dick to Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. She drops by to talk about her venture, her favourite books, her love of the classics, and more.
An Irish native, Ber moved to Sydney in 1995 and spent much of her early career working within the financial sector. Since then, she has pursued writing full-time and has thus far penned eight novels, that include Once Lost, Worlds Apartand Less Than Perfect. The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthymarks the first work to be published under the name B. M. Carroll. She drops by to talk about her latest book and lots more.
The author of Reykjavik: A Novel talks about his book, the setting – both time and place, the composition, his characters and their transitions, and more.