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Internal Machinations of the Human Spirit: In Conversation with Venita Blackburn

Venita Blackburn, author of the short story collection Black Jesus and Other Superheroes (her 2017 debut, published as a result of her Prairie Schooner book prize for fiction) visited the UA Prose Series this September. Post-reading, Suyi Okungbowa of the Sonora Review had a chat with her. Prof. Venita Blackburn is an Assistant Professor at

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Gilded Flux: An Interview with Iliana Rocha

By Jon Riccio Iliana Rocha is originally from Texas. She earned a PhD in English Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University, and she holds an MFA in Creative Writing-Poetry from Arizona State University, where she was Poetry Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review. Her work was chosen for the Best New

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Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls by Alissa Nutting

Alissa Nutting’s debut short-story collection, Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls — winner of the Sixth Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction and finalist for the Eric Hoffner Montaigne Medal for Thought-Provoking Texts — earns its distinction with its candid and fearless style. Nutting takes a pinch of fairy tale’s matter-of-fact language, a dash of minimalism’s

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Interview with David Trinidad

David Trinidad is the editor of A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos (Nightboat Books, 2011).  His most recent book is Dear Prudence: New & Selected Poems (Turtle Point Press, 2011).  He lives in Chicago, where he teaches at Columbia College. Recently, Trinidad discussed collaboration, influence, and craft with Andrew Terhune. Andrew Terhune:

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Interview with Phil Estes

Interview Tuesdays:  On Tuesdays, we will post short interviews with Sonora Review contributors or just friends of the journal.  Please use the comment section to respond to the interviews and suggest more people or subjects. (Photo by Greg Lamer) Phil Estes’ poems have appeared, or will be forthcoming in: DIAGRAM, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Lamination Colony,

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