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Alex Z. Salinas

Alex, what are some pros and cons of living in San Antonio for an author? Have you been living in this city since you were born? This is a great, complex question, one that’s impossible to answer definitively, so you’ll have to settle for merely my opinion. I love San Antonio, love calling this place […]

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Amir Hosein Sadat Hoseini

Amir Hosein, my first question is about your passions. What motivates you to get up every morning and keep working hard? Well, I look at this as two separate questions. I have a passion. It is touching, working with, and scrutinizing cameras. I’m in love with them and anything related to them, e.g. tripods, drones, […]

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Cheryl Pappas

Cheryl, if I were someone who didn’t read very much, which one of your stories would you recommend to me? I would go with “This Violent and Cherished Earth,” because it reads like a fairy tale and in that way it is consciously inviting. The story is set in a seaside village, and the humble, […]

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Mileva Anastasiadou

Mileva, are Greeks, especially your new generations, good at English? Does the English language have a notable role in your daily lives? I think most people of my generation speak relatively good English in my country, and younger people even more. On the one hand it’s a cultural thing, we have been raised with English […]

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Mitchell Toews

My first question is about your neighborhood. How would you describe it? Do you consider it as a perfect place for a writer? My wife and I are retired, and we live in a beautiful location next to a small lake on the fiftieth parallel in Manitoba’s Whiteshell Provincial Park. To imagine the landscape, think […]