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Posts Tagged: literary influences

Poetry Is Wild: Talking with Ariel Francisco

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Ariel Francisco discusses his forthcoming second collection, A SINKING SHIP IS STILL A SHIP.

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“Specialists in All Styles”

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In an interview with Tobias Carroll for Men’s Journal, Teju Cole discusses his affinity for the work of writer and critic John Berger, and how that relationship has informed his own writing: I think what we get from the artists, writers, musicians, photographers, and so on who we admire is a sense of encouragement or […]

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Influence Without Anxiety

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Inspiration comes from many sources, including the books we read. As we internalize other authors’s work, they inevitably influence our writing (often without us ever knowing). The novelist Kim Triedman explores the relationship writers have to the books they read at Beyond the Margins: As writers, we read and are enriched, see possibilities for language […]

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