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Conversations between writers about their art and craft.

Interview // “We work the materials, but they also work us”: A Conversation With Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

“The architect, Sarah Susanka, talks about how we humans enjoy compression and expansion. We like the limbo spaces between interior and exterior—porches and other exterior ‘rooms’; we like the feeling of moving from a low ceiling vestibule into a great hall. I think in terms of construction to build, and music to carry the thread. Often, as I attempt to solve literary problems, I find my mind working not in language, but in music or in space. I get a sense of what needs to happen in those realms and try to translate it.”