In Conversation: Vivian Gornick and Anthony Madrid

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Vivian Gornick is a writer and critic whose work has received two National Book Critics Circle Award nominations and been collected in The Best American Essays 2014. Growing up in the Bronx amongst communists and socialists, Gornick became a legendary writer for Village Voice, chronicling the emergence of the feminist movement in the 1970s. Her works include the memoirs Fierce Attachments (1987) and The Odd Woman and the City (2015) and the classic text on writing, The Situation and the Story. Purchase Vivian Gornick’s work here.

Anthony Madrid lives in Victoria, Texas. His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2013, Boston Review, Fence, Harvard Review, Lana Turner, LIT, and Poetry. His two books are I AM YOUR SLAVE NOW DO WHAT I SAY and TRY NEVER (Canarium Books). Purchase Anthony Madrid’s work here.