Susan Tepper interviews me about Glass Animals at UNCOV/rd. She touches on a couple of my “issues” and two of my favorite stories from the collection. Here’s an excerpt.
ST: Speaking of troubling behavior, let’s discuss your story Sacred in This Light. This story is lyrical prose with legs, one that creeps up on the reader. It’s a story of a profound misdeed. You wrote:
The ground is a battlefield of shadow and light. Do worms worship flame? Will ants build monuments to this night?
Despite everything going on this story, I didn’t hate your character. I should have, but you turned me! And I still don’t know how you did. Rather, Continue reading