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The Surprise of a Mirror Where a Mirror is Least Expected: A Conversation with Tobias Wray

By on January 27, 2016

  Interview by Alyse Richmond, for The Fourth River   Tobias Wray is a poetry editor for the cream city review. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Third Coast, Bellingham Review, North American Review, Blackbird and elsewhere. He’s

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On Research and Relationships: An Interview with Kathryn Miles

By on October 30, 2015

  By Amanda Jaros-Chamption, for The Fourth River   Kathryn Miles is a longform journalist, memoirist, and environmental writing professor. Her most recent book is Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy, published in 2014. She is the author of Adventures

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The Mark of Real Life : An Interview with Allison Joseph

By on June 9, 2015

    –by Billy Jenkins, assistant editor, The Fourth River   Allison Joseph was born in London, England in 1967. She is the author of What Keeps us Here, which won the 1992 Women Poets Series Prize from Ampersand Press,

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Nature Will Overcome: An Interview with Pittsburgh Artist Seth Clark

By on May 19, 2015

  –by Faith Cotter, assistant editor, The Fourth River In many ways, the neighborhood of Lawrenceville in Pittsburgh, PA is the perfect setting for award-winning artist Seth Clark’s studio. Clark is drawn to architecture that has been broken down by

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So That You Know Your Story Will Be Told: An Interview with Sabata-mpho Mokae

By on January 5, 2015

–by Amanda Long, for The Fourth River   I recently sat down with South African writer Sabata-mpho Mokae, and discussed his influences, oral storytelling and how language affects the way a story is told and absorbed. Mokae’s debut novel in

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Embracing the Gap: An Interview with Alix Ohlin

By on December 15, 2014

  –by Tess Wilson, for The Fourth River   Alix Ohlin is the author of two novels – Inside and The Missing Person – and two collections of short stories – Signs and Wonders and Babylon and Other Stories. More

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Anyone Who Would Talk with Me: An Interview with Julia Spicher Kasdorf

By on December 8, 2014

–by Amy Lee Heinlen, for The Fourth River       Julia Spicher Kasdorf visited Chatham University as the guest poet for the 2014 Summer Community of Writers (SCW). It was here that I heard Julia read from her enquiring

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Carolina Minded: An Interview with Wiley Cash

By on June 24, 2014

Interview by Rachael Levitt When bestselling author Wiley Cash passed through Pittsburgh on the promotional tour for his award-winning novel A LAND MORE KIND THAN HOME, he sat down with THE FOURTH RIVER to talk plot tricks and book deals.

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A Conversation with Dinty W. Moore

By on June 10, 2014

Dinty W. Moore will be the keynote speaker during Chatham’s Summer Community of Writers, July 24-August 3, 2014. by Lori Barrett, for The Fourth River The Fourth River: The definition of Creative Nonfiction seems to be continually debated. Do you

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Interview: Marjorie Agosín

By on April 28, 2014

Interview by Kinsley Stocum   It was an unseasonably warm fall day in Pittsburgh when I talked with Chilean writer and activist, Marjorie Agosín, Chatham University’s All-Campus Author and the woman behind nearly forty books, including anthologies, poetry, memoir and