Featuring Jeff Griffin, James Longley, Alexander Maksik, Lori Martin, Chinelo Okparanta, Colby Somerville, and Lesley Wheeler.

Jeff Griffin: from There’s Never Been a Day That Didn’t Require Knives Like These

Available at human500.com.

Chinelo Okparanta: from a novel-in-progress


Alexander Maksik: from a story-in-progress

Maksik’s debut novel, You Deserve Nothing, will be released September 1, 2011.


Lesley Wheeler: three poems


Lori Martin: from Bitter Water, a novel-in-progress


James Longley: three poems


Colby Someriville: two poems


Q & A #1: Hassan Blasim
The Corpse Exhibition
Interview by Joe Fassler
Illustration by Alex Fine
#98: Between the First and Final Draft
Season 09
Air date: Tuesday, May 6th at 2 PM CST
Interview by Gemma de Choisy
#97: Leslie Jamison
Season 09
Air date: 4/2/2014 at 11 AM CST
Interview by Gemma de Choisy