The Selfie Interview

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Caren Morrison

Caren Morrison grew up in France and was a music journalist for Melody Maker in London for seven years. After staying up all night in Barcelona with Green Day and touring Scotland in a tiny van with Courtney Love, she decided to become a lawyer. She graduated from Columbia Law School, prosecuted foreign drug cartels …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | BillYarrow

Bill Yarrow is a Professor of English at Joliet Junior College where he teaches creative writing, Shakespeare, and Introduction to Film. He is the author of five full-length volumes of poetry (ACCELERANT from Nixes Mate Books, AGAINST PROMPTS from Lit Fest Press, THE VIG OF LOVE for Glass Lyre Press, BLASPHEMER from Lit Fest Press …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Julie Marie Wade

Julie Marie Wade teaches in the creative writing program at Florida International University in Miami. She has published ten collections of poetry and prose, most recently Same-Sexy Marriage: A Novella in Poems and The Unrhymables: Collaborations in Prose, co-authored with Denise Duhamel. Wade reviews regularly for Lambda Literary Review and The Rumpus and makes her …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Nicole Miyashiro

What captures your interest most in your work, now, as a reader? I’m interested in lyrical flow and urgency, and savor moments when all other story elements blend to elevate these two and keep the story moving. What are you working on now? Right now I’m working on a collection of fictionalized vignettes — linked …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Amy Soscia

Amy Soscia earned her MFA in Writing from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut. She has been published in Chicken Soup For The Soul: Recovering From Brain Injuries, 898 (literary journal), The Westie Imprint, Down In The Dirt Magazine, and One Hundred Voices Vol. II. She received an honorable mention in the 2015 Writer’s …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | John Picard

John Picard is a native of Washington, D.C. currently living in North Carolina. He received his MFA from the UNC-Greensboro. He has published fiction and nonfiction in New England Review, Narrative, The Gettysburg Review, Iowa Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. A collection of his stories, Little Lives, was published by Main Street Rag. Find …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | J.L. Torres

J.L.  Torres was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, a town in the center of the island.  He grew up in the South Bronx and received all of his formal education in the States, then returned to the island to find “roots” and material for his writing.  After years teaching at the college level there, he …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Nicole Hylton

Nicole Hylton is a writer-of-all-trades from Southern Maryland. She writes poetry, short stories, and has completed two novellas, Internet Official and Dropping Her Gloves. Her work has appeared in Aethlon and Avatar. She’s beyond excited to be working with Eckleburg (and not just because The Great Gatsby is her favorite book.) She holds a B.A. …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Robert W. Henway

Currently 20 years old, Robert W. Henway is studying English and Creative Writing at the University of Iowa. During his freshman year he had creative nonfiction pieces published in Cleaver Magazine and 1966. “Postcard” is his first published piece of fiction.  Eckleburg: What captures your interest most in your work, now, as a reader of …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Chin-Sun Lee

Chin-Sun Lee is the author of “The Ravine,” originally published in Eckleburg. Her stories and essays have appeared in Your Impossible Voice, The Believer Logger, SLICE, and Shadowbox Magazine, among other publications. She is a contributor to the anthology Women In Clothes (Blue Rider Press/Penguin 2014), edited by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton. She …