The Millions Interview Archives - The Millions
March 22, 2017
The navigation of the madness of the world is endless.
March 14, 2017
by Edan Lepucki
I had no doubt in my mind that I wanted a collective female energy to buoy this book. We’re always steering the fucking ship, whether it’s acknowledged or not.
March 10, 2017
by Sonya Chung
I don’t know how we get off this road of whiteness and onto some other. I do know that it’s real and we can’t afford abstractions when we discuss it and think about it and fight it.
March 7, 2017
by Edan Lepucki
I pretended to be my own creation, no nature or nurture either, just a self-invented person. See? I’m just like you, readers of The Millions.
February 27, 2017
by Matt Seidel
I think that artificial intelligence, when it comes — and it will come, I believe — is going to displace huge numbers of workers. And that’s a crisis, but it’s also a crisis that’s inherent in the logic of capitalism.
February 24, 2017
I think fiction does have that power to humanize, to generate empathy.
February 17, 2017
Whenever I finish a book, I put it down and the world seems to explode with new meanings. On some level, literature assumes that every reader is a child.
February 15, 2017
by Beca Grimm
Men are much more likely to believe sex work is not work. They don’t want to believe that it is laborious to engage with them. They believe their beating hearts are fascinating and that they should fascinate whomever they are fascinated by. They don’t understand how ordinary they are.
February 10, 2017
by Ryan Krull
None of his books of fiction got the attention that the Borges book did. But, he says with a smile, ‘I’ve never met a writer who feels like he or she got as much as they deserved.’
February 7, 2017
I’m for the usefulness that can be found in what’s broken. I’ll stand for that any day.