MFA

Episode 208: What We Lose Author Zinzi Clemmons

Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, talks to Daniel Ford about her circuitous path to writing, why she decided to pursue an MFA, and what inspired her incredibly well-written and structured debut novel.

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Write the story you want to write regardless of whether or not you think it has commercial appeal.
— Zinzi Clemmons
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To learn more about Zinzi Clemmons, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our review of What We Lose in July’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Episode 189: One of the Boys Author Daniel Magariel

Daniel Magariel, author of the brutally sweet One of the Boys, talks to Daniel Ford about his compulsion to become a writer, the benefits of an MFA, and the personal story that inspired his debut novel.

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If you do a little bit of work every day no matter what, eventually you’ll reach a finish line.”
— Daniel Magariel

To learn more about Daniel Magariel, visit his author page on Simon & Schuster’s website.

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Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.

Episode 90: Author Eric Bennett

Eric Bennett, author of A Big Enough Lie, talks to Dave Pezza about his upcoming book, Workshops of Empire: Stegner, Engle, and American Creative Writing during the Cold War, and the state of American fiction.

To learn more about Eric Bennett, pick up his novel at Barnes and Noble or check out Entertainment Weekly’s review of A Big Enough Lie.  Also read Dave Pezza's first interview with the author.

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