Interviews

January 2019
New England Review editorial panelist Alicia Romero interviews Doug about his story "Borders and Crossings" in the latest issue of NER.
August 2018
Doug interviewed acclaimed author Mary Morris about her most recent novel Gateway to the Moon for the Ilanot Review.
May 2014
 
Doug interviewed Rebecca Rubenstein and Nevan Scott, founding editors of Midnight Breakfast. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
April 2014
 
Doug interviewed Henry Reese and Diane Samuels, the co-founders of City of Asylum/Pittsburgh, an organization that provides sanctuary to endangered literary writers. Doug, Henry, and Diane discuss what incited their mission, how it is expanded beyond their imagination, and the commitment to literature it has imparted on the Pittsburgh community. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
Doug interviewed Jane Friedman and Manjula Martin, founding editors of Scratch, a digital quarterly focusing on the relationship between writing, money, and life. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
March 2014
Doug interviewed Chris Abani, author of The Secret History of Las Vegas. Doug and Chris discuss the role of place in fiction, the mythos inherent to cities, symbiotic relationships between genres, and why you will never see Chris in line for Space Mountain. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
Doug interviewed Dalkey Press founder and publisher John O’Brien about the origins of Dalkey, the crunch on literary fiction by impending market forces, the importance of literary translations, and if there is relief for writers on the horizon. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
February 2014
 
Doug interviewed Geoffrey Gatza, founder and publisher of the small press BlazeVOX. The fundamental mission of BlazeVOX is to disseminate poetry through print and digital media both within academic spheres and society at large. They discuss the purity of poetry, what writers can learn from chefs, and the virtues of being an artist in Buffalo. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
 
Doug interviewed Erika Goldman, publisher and editorial director of Bellevue Literary Press, a non-profit mission-driven publisher putting out literary fiction and non-fiction at the intersection of the arts and sciences since 2007. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
January 2014
Doug interviewed Ladette Randolph, editor in chief of Ploughshares and the author or editor of seven books: three anthologies, three books of fiction—the novellas Haven’s Wake and the award-winning A Sandhills Ballad and the short story collection This Is Not the Tropics—as well as a memoir forthcoming in the fall of 2014. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
Doug interviewed Ilan Stavans, publisher of Restless Books, a digital publisher for readers and writers in search of new destinations, experiences, and perspectives. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
November 2013
 
Doug interviewed short story writer, novelist, and journalist Eric Sasson about the DIY book campaign he undertook for his debut collection Margins of Tolerance. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.

 

Doug interviewed novelist/poet/ librettist/Managing Editor of Red Hen Press, Kate Gale. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.

 

Doug interviewed Elizabeth Benedict, author of The Joy of Writing Sex, to discuss—you guessed it—writing sex in fiction. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
 
October 2013

 

Doug interviewed Sigrid Rausing, publisher of Granta Books and Granta Magazine. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
 
Doug interviewed Jill Meyers and Callie Collins, co-founders of Austin-based indie publisher A Strange Object. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
 
September 2013

 

Doug interviewed Larry Siems, Director of PEN American Center's Freedom to Write. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
 
Doug interviewed Georgia Monaghan, founder and editor-in-chief of The Newtowner. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.

 

 

August 2013

 

Doug interviewed literary publicist Lauren Cerand. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation
 
Doug interviewed Uzoamaka Maduka, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The American Reader. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
 
July 2013

 

Doug interviewed journalist Philip Elmer-Dewitt on the origins and issues at stake in the US v. Apple eBook price-fixing case. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
 
Doug interviewed author and journalist Lauren Sandler on the constraints of parenthood on artistry, the myth of the only child, and why Zadie Smith and Jane Smiley are so angry at Lauren. Listen to the interview at Late Night Conversation.
 


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