Posts Tagged: Christian Kiefer

A World Made of Words

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At ZYZZYVA, Christian Kiefer talks with novelist Scott Hutchins and playwright Octavio Solis about learning and developing as writers, the difference between writing plays and writing novels, and writing as a craft: It’s an art. There’s alchemy in the process by which we go from a blank page to something that has its own reality. A world […]

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Christian Kiefer and the Soundtracked Novel

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When we interviewed Christian Kiefer about his recent book, The Animals, the soundtrack he produced to accompany the text was still an upcoming release. Now available, the album features music by Kiefer and others such as Jefferson Pitcher, Tetuzi Akiyama, Tom Carter, Kevin Corcoran, to name a few. Taking its name from the novel’s first sentence, What […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Christian Kiefer

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Writer, musician, and poet Christian Kiefer discusses his literary influences, the “beautiful, beat up, and weird town” that is Reno, and writing from the perspective of beasts in his new novel The Animals.

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