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Contributor Interview: Sam Savage

I discovered Sam Savage on a bitterly cold January evening in Madison about four years ago. I was in town for a job interview, walking to the Greenbush Bar when I passed a Little Free Library. I stopped for a look and a book called The Cry of the Sloth caught my eye. Coffee House…

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Contributor Interview: George Kalamaras

What’s your connection to the Midwest? I was born in Chicago and grew up in Northwest Indiana. After leaving the Midwest from 1980-1990, when I lived in Colorado and then Upstate New York, my wife and I returned to Indiana, where I have lived ever since. I live on the opposite side of the state…

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Contributor Interview: Rita Mae Reese

What’s your connection to the Midwest? I moved to Madison for my MFA in 2003, then was in San Francisco for four years where I met my wife. When my lectureship was up, I was lucky enough to get a job in Madison, a city I love. I grew up in West Virginia, which isn’t…

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2013

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