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Interview with Editor: J.L. Powers

Jessica (J.L.) Powers is the author of the recently released coming-of-age story set in South Africa, This Thing Called the Future (Cinco Puntos Press, 2011) and The Confessional (Knopf, 2007). She is the editor of The Fertile Source ( and The Pirate Tree ( and runs a small press, Catalyst Book Press ( Natasha Stagg:

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Interview with Editor: Russell Scott Valentino

Russell Scott Valentino is an editor, translator, and scholar based in Iowa City, Iowa. He has published eight books and numerous essays and short translations of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from Italian, Croatian, and Russian. He is the publisher of Autumn Hill Books and Editor-in-chief of The Iowa Review. He teaches in the University of Iowa’s Translation Workshop.

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