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Flight and Other Stories

Issue No. 49 ~ June, 2001

As a rule, authors’ first books are rarely their strongest. Think of Faulkner, Dickens, and Morrison. Think of Jane Austen and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Think of Nathaniel Hawthorne, who in his later years, sought out copies of his first book so that he could burn …

One on One

Interview with Richard Wiley

Issue No. 41 ~ October, 2000

The author of Ahmed's Revenge talks about the insidious frustration of having one's work go out of print, the backlash against workshop fiction, and the almighty nod from Oprah.