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Working with Paradox: An Interview with Maggie Nelson

| August 6, 2016

Maggie Nelson is the author of five books of nonfiction and four books of poetry. She currently directs the California Institute of the Arts MFA program in Los Angeles. Last February, Maggie Nelson visited Oregon …

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Writing for 70 Years: An Interview with Ruby Juster

| July 16, 2016

At 45th Parallel, we believe every writer has unique and valuable approaches to share with the literary community. Our last reading period connected us with Ruby Juster, a 92-year-old writer living in New York who …

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A Walking Lab: An Interview with Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera

| July 8, 2016

Juan Felipe Herrera has become one of America’s most celebrated writers. Writing about growing up as a Mexican American in California, his work is often described as resisting narrative in favor of collage and experimental mediums. …