The Long Game


I’ve kept writer’s notebooks for probably almost 20 years now. I’m very slow to fill them… the notebook I have now I’ve had for nine years now—it’s really beat up.

Over at Chicago Review of Books, Lisa Katzenberger speaks with Christine Sneed about process and patience, in light her second short story collection, The Virginity of Famous Men, just out with Bloomsbury, and on the Chicago Review of Books Award shortlist.

Kirstin Allio is currently a Howard Foundation Fellow at Brown University. Her story collection, Clothed, Female Figure comes out with Dzanc in 2016. Her novel, Garner (Coffee House), was a finalist for the LA Times Book Award for First Fiction. She has received the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” Award, a PEN/O. Henry Prize, and has published many short stories, poems, and essays. More from this author →