Posts Tagged: MFAs

The Rumpus Interview with Dean Koontz

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Dean Koontz talks about his newest novel, Ashley Bell, overcoming self-doubt, and “what this incredibly beautiful language of ours allows you to do.” ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Christy Crutchfield

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Novelist Christy Crutchfield talks about her debut, How to Catch a Coyote, world building, inspiration, icky fiction, the role of mystery, and the marathon of novel writing ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Frederick Barthelme

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Frederick Barthelme talks about his new novel, There Must Be Some Mistake, life after teaching, and why food from the Olive Garden is “execrable in the best possible way.” ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Rebecca Makkai

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Rebecca Makkai talks about ghosts, teaching, chronology in writing, and her new novel, The Hundred-Year House. ...more