Great writers are always in conversation with one another, whether personally or through their work. In the stories, poems, and essays below, emerging and established literary authors respond to the writers who have inspired them, infuriated them, and defined them.
Like a novelist who never outlines a book, I’d never plotted my future.
At night the house filled with talk and laughter and cigarette smoke.
2013 International Zbigniew Herbert Prize
Mentors can suggest to you what more you are capable of.