SELFIE INTERVIEW | Jeffrey H. MacLachlan

Jeffrey H. MacLachlan also has recent work in New Ohio Review, Columbia Journal, the minnesota review, among others. He teaches literature at Georgia College & State University. He can be followed on Twitter @jeffmack.

Eckleburg: What captures your interest most in your work, now, as a reader of your work?

Jeffrey H. MacLachlan: Jessa Crispin recently said that good literary work requires the writer to “control their darkness.” I never had an issue with producing dark imagery, but often struggled with the implementation of that imagery to explore deeper meanings. The discipline of the texts I produce is what interests me most.

Eckleburg: What are you working on now?

Jeffrey H. MacLachlan: I recently finished a poetry manuscript about Socialist Realism that I’m submitting to various publishers.

Eckleburg: Who and what are your artistic influences?

Jeffrey H. MacLachlan: The two poets who initially inspired me to change majors were Gertrude Stein and Russell Edson. David Lynch looms large in a lot of my work. Frank B Wilderson III is what I aim to achieve in my lyric essays.

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Jeffrey H. MacLachlan
Jeffrey H. MacLachlan also has recent work in New Ohio Review, Columbia Journal, the minnesota review, among others. He teaches literature at Georgia College & State University. He can be followed on Twitter @jeffmack.

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