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 Travel Writer Ray Bartlett by Hayden Royster

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Interview with Travel Writer Ray Bartlett by Hayden Royster

Ray Bartlett has been writing guidebooks for Lonely Planet, Insight Guides, and Moon for over a decade, and his work appears in numerous newspapers, magazines, radio, and online publications.  The author of Sunsets of Tulum, a dark love story set in exotic Yucatan, and the forthcoming novel The Potter’s Daughter, set in southern Japan, he is the go-to guy for “destination fiction”: novels set so perfectly in a place that you’ll finish them and need to go...

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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 Liz Silverman by Hayden Royster  

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Interview with Liz Silverman by Hayden Royster  

Liz Silverman‘s work as a playwright includes: Water Lords and Unplugged (Scripps Ranch Theatre’s New Play Festival), The Art of Disappearing (Playwrights Project), and numerous shorter plays. She participates in National Novel Writing Month, runs the website www.SanDiegoTheatreWorld.com for local theatre professionals, and is looking forward to participating as a writer in That 24-Hour Thing during the 2017 San Diego Fringe Festival. Do you remember the first...

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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 Author Stephanie Storey by Lily Schultz

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Interview with Author Stephanie Storey by Lily Schultz

Stephanie Storey will be giving a talk on June 2 and holding a class on “Serving Story” on June 3. Talk: http://www.sandiegowriters.org/2017-0602-friday-night-talk-with-stephanie-storey/ Class: http://www.sandiegowriters.org/2017-0603-serving-story-with-stephanie-storey/ What inspired you to first start writing? I wrote (and illustrated) my first story, Horty the Hog Goes to School, when I was seven years old. Since then, I’ve written every day. I...

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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 Margaret Dilloway by Lily Schultz

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Interview with Margaret Dilloway by Lily Schultz

Margaret Dilloway is the newest member of the SDWI board. She is author of The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns, Winner of the American Library Association’s Literary Tastes for Best Women’s Fiction; How to Be an American Housewife; and the upcoming Sisters of Heart and Snow, all from Putnam Books. How did you become a member of the board? What is the process? I had a couple of friends on the board and I asked them about it. The next thing I knew,...

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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 Karin Zirk by Lily Schultz

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Author Interviews, Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Interview with Karin Zirk by Lily Schultz

Dr. Zirk is a mythology enthusiast who has explored the connection between mythological trickster figures and literary archetypes. On January 21st, she will be teaching a class on the topic, called Generative Writing: Using Trickster Mythology to Create Change. What first drew you to mythology? As a teenager, Led Zeppelin brought the ancient myths thundering into my conciseness: the Viking conquerors of Immigrant Song and the blues of Willie Dixon. The ancient folk...

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