Interview

6 Questions We Always Ask: Andrea Cremer, author

6 Questions We Always Ask: Andrea Cremer, author

Andrea Cremer is a New York Times and international bestselling author, who is celebrating the release of Rift the prequel to her bestelling Nightshade series Andrea spent her childhood daydreaming while roaming the forests and lakeshores of Northern Wisconsin. She now lives in Manhattan, but at heart she will always…
6 Questions We Always Ask: Rosanne Bane, author

6 Questions We Always Ask: Rosanne Bane, author

If you’re at all familiar with The Loft, you’re probably familiar with Rosanne Bane’s name. She’s taught at The Loft for twenty-five years! Holy cow, that’s impressive. Rosanne teaches classes about getting in the writing habit and now, a class about getting around writer’s block, which is appropriate considering her…
6 Questions We Always Ask: Amy Leach, author

6 Questions We Always Ask: Amy Leach, author

Amy Leach’s work has been published in A Public Space, Tin House, Orion, the Los Angeles Review, and many others. She has been recognized with the Whiting Writers’ Award, Best American Essays selections, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Award, and a Pushcart Prize. She plays bluegrass, teaches English, and lives in…
6 Questions We Always Ask: John Roche, poet

6 Questions We Always Ask: John Roche, poet

Today we finish off our trifecta of poets answering our questions with John Roche. He’s not a Minnesotan, but we’re bending the rules since he’ll be reading at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Magers & Quinn (3038 Hennepin Ave. S) with Jules Nyquist and Freya Manfred. John, an Associate Professor of…
6 Questions We Always Ask: Freya Manfred, poet

6 Questions We Always Ask: Freya Manfred, poet

Freya Manfred is the author of six books of poetry as well as the literary memoir Frederick Manfred: A Daughter Remembers, which was nominated for a Minnesota Book Award and an Iowa Historical Society Benjamin F. Shambaugh Award, and Philip Roth called a “classic.” As if that weren’t enough, her…
6 Questions We Always Ask: Jules Nyquist, poet

6 Questions We Always Ask: Jules Nyquist, poet

Since poet (and former Minnesotan) Jules Nyquist is reading at Magers & Quinn this week (and because my allergy meds haven’t kicked in), I’m going to steal what they wrote about her: Jules Nyquist is a native Minnesotan now living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She will be reading from her…