Ron Riekki – Conversation No. 15

Sometimes writers (virtually) meet each other because they share a publication together. Ron Riekki and I had stories published in Literary Orphans’ Blondie Issue (May 20, 2014, Issue 13). We dug each other’s stories and Ron introduced me to regional writings from a part of the U.S. I knew little about. I invited Ron to have a conversation about Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and the rich literary culture that thrives there, as well as to talk about his own work and what inspires him.

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Quail Bell Magazine – Conversation No. 14

Over the course of a few weeks, I had the pleasure of interviewing two talented women: Christine Stoddard, founder and editor of Quail Bell Magazine, and Kristen Rebelo, the magazine’s Art Director. Both were generous enough to share with me some insights about the business of publishing a magazine.

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