Joe Ide discusses his debut novel,
IQ his writing process, and why he enjoys fly fishing. ...more
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Emily Raboteau discusses her essay, “Know Your Rights!” from the collection,
The Fire This Time, what she loves about motherhood, and why it’s time for White America to get uncomfortable. ...more
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For Threadless.com’s new monthly Women & Comics interview series, Gina H. Prescott speaks to cartoonist/writer/historian Julia Wertz. Wertz discusses her autobiographical comics; her historical and cityscape comics for the New Yorker and Harper’s; and offers advice to young artists and writers on incorporating personal material into their work.