By J.B. Durbin

Six Questions: An Interview With Brenda Shaughnessy

Brenda Shaughnessy was born in Okinawa, Japan in 1970, but grew up in Southern California. She received her BA in literature and women’s studies at the University Of California and a MFA at Columbia University. She now lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children. She is a poetry editor-at-large at Tin House magazine…

Completely Subjective: Steven Heighton’s “Collision”

Steven Heighton, author of “Collision,” is a novelist, translator, and short story writer. Most known for his novel Afterlands, Heighton’s writing is intriguing and personal. “Collision,” published in April 2011 and featured in the 2012 edition of Best American Poetry is perhaps even more intriguing and personal than the rest of his writing. I discovered this…