"I wanted to make a similar gesture here, using a person’s spoken language as a way of revealing the changes to their personality. We reveal so much about who we are, and where we are in life through the words we use."
"To write about things that are difficult to talk about, or that don't have a place to be talked about, means that each of these pieces has been a relief to write, and a bit scary to publish. But each time I publish on a difficult topic, I hear from people who make it clear to me the piece has helped them cope, or speak, or understand.."
"Our goal was always to create a space where people interested in culture could enjoy, share it, and hang out while doing so...Additionally, our books and bar make our place a welcoming hangout; a place where you can discuss books, movies, and music with friends or strangers."
"Russell and I stayed in touch and decided to collaborate again. I'd had the idea for a story about a woman unearthing an unlikely piece of music—a concerto for viola—for a while, but didn't know where to go with it."