‘Our Violent Ends’ interview: Chloe Gong talks her upcoming sequel, post-college/pandemic writing process, and future projects

Following the success of the widely acclaimed These Violent Delights, Chloe Gong returns a year after her debut’s publication with its highly anticipated sequel, Our Violent Ends. This Shakespearian retelling set in 1920s Shanghai continues after the devastating conclusion of…

‘Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World’ interview: Benjamin Alire Saenz discusses the pressure of returning to beloved characters and writing during the pandemic

In 2012, Benjamin Alire Saenz brought the characters of Ari and Dante into our lives with his best-selling novel, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe. The fierce friendship and relationship between the two young men stole our…

Ratinoff Interview: On Songwriting and Upcoming Record ‘Let It Out’

Jay Ratinoff talks songwriting and his upcoming record ‘Let It Out.’

‘Vampires, Hearts, and Other Dead Things’ interview: Margie Fuston shares her love of vampires and New Orleans

The fantastic debut ‘Vampires, Hearts, and Other Dead Things’ from Margie Fuston sweeps us away to New Orleans, Louisiana, where her heroine, Victoria…

Runnner Interview: Noah Weinman on ‘Always Repeating’, Phil Elverum, and Songwriting Process

Noah Weinman, the musician behind indie solo project Runnner, talks about his new album ‘Always Repeating’, memories, and his songwriting process.

Jimkata Interview: On Songwriting and ‘Bonfires’

Jimkata talks songwriting and breaks down the new record.

Lee DeWyze Interview: On Intention and Purpose in Songwriting and ‘Ghost Stories’

Lee DeWyze talks intention and purpose in songwriting, American Idol, and the new record, ‘Ghost Stories.’