The Selfie Interview

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 …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Michael Nye

Michael Nye is the author of the story collection STRATEGIES AGAINST EXTINCTION (2012) and the novel ALL THE CASTLES BURNED (2018). His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in American Literary Review, Cincinnati Review, Crab Orchard Review, Epoch, Hobart, Kenyon Review and Normal School, among many others. The former managing editor of the Missouri Review, he …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Kia Alice Groom

Kia Alice Groom is founding editor of Quaint Magazine. The recipient of an Academy of American Poets award, the runner-up for the 2014 Judith Wright Poetry Prize, and a pushcart nominee, Kia’s work has been published in Cordite, Going Down Swinging, The Australian Book Review, Westerly, Permafrost and others. Her work has been anthologized in the …

SELFIE INTERVIEW | Michael J. Coene

Michael’s work has appeared in Barrelhouse Magazine, The Canary Press, Bridge Eight, Adelaide Magazine, The Feminist Literary Magazine, and more. He lives with a blind dog above a duck-pin bowling alley in Baltimore. He has written five unpublished novels.  Eckleburg: What captures your interest most in your work, now, as a reader of your work? …