Category: Interviews

An Interview with Cate Marvin

In New Hands What was your last bite? An “everything” bagel with veggie cream cheese from Bagels N’ Buns, a deli on Staten Island. Carb central. Deeply fulfilling and equally guilt-inducing, but only $3.50. That was dinner.   Share with us something that you had to shake your head at lately. This evening when my

An Interview with Hoa Nguyên

Being projection-able   What was your last bite? A nugget of raw cacao with blue green algae and dried goji berries. My older son just declared it “hippy candy.” Tell us about the origins of “Skanky Possum” Magazine. In 1996, my partner Dale Smith and I had moved to Austin, TX, from San Francisco where we

An Interview with Denice Frohman

Playgrounds & Piraguas   Poet, Activist, CantoMundo Fellow and native New Yorker Denice Frohman gets candid about privilege, otherness and why it’s important to “thank the women that came before you” just as we should “bring along the women that stand beside you.” Be sure to check out her debut album, Feels Like Home, in

An Interview with Rae Gouirand

ALL the Way Open   1. What was your last bite? The girl who made me fried chicken and waffles for breakfast. 2. Provide us with a 300-word lecture that is titled “Experience as Form, Grammar as Instinct.” I’ll take 20: There exists an infinity of sense for every expectation of syntax or sequence. Find

An Interview with Lorna Dee Cervantes

Beginning with Her…   1. What was your last bite? Ja! It’s been so long I don’t remember. I bit my lover in California a little too hard by accident. “The only thing I remember/ is the brush of my cat’s teeth/ when she tells me she loves me.” (from “Café Solo.”) 2. Provide us