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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Interview with John Van Roekel on SDWI’s Room to Write by Celeste Morales

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Here at San Diego Writers, Inc we like to offer writers the chance to meet with others and have access to a place where they can sit down without any distraction and write. We call this space “Room to Write.” I briefly interviewed one of our members of “Room to Write” named John Van Roekel.  He is a published author of two historical fiction novels called “Braver Deeds” and  “Prisoner Moon.” Since he has been writing...

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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Interview with Scott Westerfeld by Leyla Kaplan

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

For those of you who don’t know, Scott Westerfeld is a Young Adult (YA) author who has written a number of popular series like the Uglies, Leviathan, and Midnighters. His new book, titled Afterworlds, will be out later this year.  Afterworlds is two stories within one. One story follows Darcy, who is a young writer working on her first YA book in New York City. The other is supernatural romance about a girl named Lizzie, who has the ability to travel into an...

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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Interview with Bonnie ZoBell by T.C. Porter

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Author Interviews, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

For the vividness of Bonnie ZoBell’s What Happened Here, a novella and stories, consider the book’s here, which features: North Park macaws; a rave warehouse in Gaslamp; the (god-foresaken) I-5 corridor between here and LA; Santa Ana winds; auditioning for the San Diego Symphony; escaping to Hemet, Julian, San Onofre State Park and Sedona; border crossing to Tijuana and Rosarito; bingo in Mission San Luis Rey; brown native landscapes amidst “the damn gated...

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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Interview with Aaron Burch by T.C. Porter

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Students and enthusiasts of writing—the types of people frequenting San Diego Writers, Ink—will be happy to meet Aaron Burch. His work’s high quality does not keep it from being approachable as the writer himself. The founding editor of Hobart, he commands the respect of a legion of writers familiar with his enthusiasm, kindness and excellence. His forthcoming story collection, Backswing, melds disparate voices along a broad continuum of realism to fabulism. SDWI...

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Every month we’ll feature new interviews of authors. Interviews will be conducted by SDWI Board Members, staff, or our very talented SDWI interns. Is there an author you’d like to find out more about? Email Us.

Interview with Emily Vizzo by Amy Williams

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off

Emily Vizzo is going to be teaching a class called “Poetry and the Body” on May 20. Vizzo is a poet and a journalist. Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Times and is currently teaching yoga at University of San Diego. She’s a woman of many traits. She talked about what her class is going to be like and what her love for writing has stemmed from. What is your favorite thing to write?  More than anything, I love to write poems. When is the best time for...

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