It's been much, MUCH too long since I've interviewed someone here, and I'm so glad to be able to break that unfortunate cycle with a post from author Jessie Carty. I met Jessie at Queens University of Charlotte, NC where we studied our little MFAs off. A shocking reality of MFA programs is just how many people stop writing after they are done. Jessie is the exact opposite of that. Brilliantly prolific and continually creating cool new projects, she is the founding editor of Referential Magazine , has many publications under her belt and two more big ones coming up, and basically she has inspired me for years. I recently lucked upon a blog pos t she had about change and realized how very much I needed to hear more. The Basics Name: Jessie Carty Location: Charlotte, NC Vocation: Teacher/Write/Editing Fun Fact About You: I was born cross-eyed J Where Can I Read More??? http://jessiecarty.com Tell me about a significant change/transition/turn
"In the midst of winter I found in me an Invincible Summer." - Camus ...On exploring strength in its many forms: strong people, strong writing, strong curiosity, obsessions, stances, and loves. Strength as a concept wide enough to encompass fear, truth, vulnerability, and joy.