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Talking in Our Pajamas: A Conversation with Sandra Cisneros on Finding Your Voice, Fear of Highways, Tacos, Travel, and the Need for Peace in the World

In honor of Sandra Cisneros winning the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature this week, we invite you to a pajama party with Sandra Cisneros and Ruth Behar. From the Archives. Ruth Behar’s interview with Sandra Cisneros appeared in MQR’s Summer 2008 issue. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ I

Synchronizing the Ghosts: An Interview with Donald Quist

Donald Quist is the author of the linked story collection, For Other Ghosts (Awst Press, 2018), and the book of essays, Harbors (Awst Press, 2016), which was a Foreword INDIES Bronze Winner and International Book Awards Finalist. His writing has appeared in The Rumpus, AGNI, and North American

What Is Not Beautiful: An Interview with Adeeba Shahid Talukder

Photo Credit: Willem van der Mei “Beauty is a constant state/of unrest,” writes Adeeba Shahid Talukder in What Is Not Beautiful (Glass Poetry Press, 2018). In her debut collection, Talukder interrogates the fleeting nature of beauty and the uncomfortable cultural fascination that surrounds it with a deft, sparing