Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love

The Mundane and the Miraculous: Interview with Keith S. Wilson

By Phuong T. Vuong, Interviews Editor Keith S. Wilson is an Affrilachian Poet, Cave Canem fellow, and graduate of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Fellowship, a fellowship at Kenyon College as the Kenyon Review Fellow in Poetry, three scholarships from...

Trump Sky Alpha by Mark Doten

“And all that was over”: An Interview with Mark Doten about Trump Sky Alpha

By Reed Underwood Mark Doten is the author of Trump Sky Alpha (available for purchase at Graywolf Press ) and The Infernal . One of Granta’s 2017 Best of Young American Novelists, he is the executive literary fiction editor at Soho Press and teaches at Princeton University and Columbia University...

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Interview with mai c doan

By Phuong T. Vuong, Review / Interview Editor Phuong T. Vuong: So mai, congratulations on your first full length book water/tongue coming out on Omnidawn Press! I’m grateful to have known, worked, and written alongside you for almost a decade now. And these days, we are privileged to make time...

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Interview with Kayleb Rae Candrilli

[This is part of a series of interviews with past and current Timber contributors. In this installment, Interviews Editor Rachel Cruea chats with Kayleb Rae Candrilli. You can read Kayleb's latest poems in TIMBER 8.1.–Ed.] Rachel Cruea: To begin, what is your relationship to poetry? Where did it begin, and...

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TIMBER Interview // Zachary Schomburg

Jan. 24, 2018

[This is part of a series of interviews with past and current Timber contributors. In this installment, Poetry Editor Whitney Kerutis chats with Zachary Schomburg. –Ed.] Whitney Kerutis: Let’s first talk about you as a poet and you as a novelist. How do these roles interact with one another, open...

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Timber Interview // Kevin McClellan

May 1, 2016

[This is part of a series of interviews with past and current Timber contributors. In this installment, Interview Editor James Ashby chats with Fall 2015 contributor Kevin McLellan ( “THE PLURALITY OF EACH EACH” ) about wandering, collaboration, and finding a poem's form. –Ed.] Your poem, “THE PLURALITY OF EACH...

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Timber Interview // Nat Baldwin

Jan. 29, 2016

[This is the second in a series of interviews with past and current Timber contributors. In this installment, Interviews Coordinator James Ashby chats with Fall 2015 contributor Nat Baldwin ( “The Spaces Between Teeth” ) about writing with restrictions, destroying structure, and the musicality of language. –Ed.] “The Spaces Between...

Chaparral is mentioned in this interview.

Timber Interview // Bonnie Chau

Jan. 28, 2016

[This is the third in a series of interviews with past and current Timber contributors. In this installment, Social Media Coordinator Ryan Chang chats with Winter 2016 contributor Bonnie Chau about her forthcoming story, “Monstrosity,” about writing growing up Chinese-American in Orange County, CA, the confluence of images and sentences,...