Lauren F. Winner interviews celebrated writers (and good friends) Leslie Jamison and Jamie Quatro about their new spiritual and creative practices in the time of a pandemic.
LESLIE JAMISON teaches in the Columbia University MFA program and is the author of several critically acclaimed books including THE EMPATHY EXAMS, THE RECOVERING, THE GIN CLOSET, and MAKE IT SCREAM, MAKE IT BURN. Her work has appeared in places including The New York Times Magazine, Harper's, Oxford American, A Public Space, Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Believer. She's also an editorial advisor for Image. Learn more: http://www.lesliejamison.com
JAMIE QUATRO is the author of two widely praised books, the novel FIRE SERMON, and the short story collection I WANT TO SHOW YOU MORE. A contributing editor at Oxford American, Quatro’s work has appeared in Ploughshares, The Guardian, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The New York Review of Books, and elsewhere. She's also an editorial advisor for Image. Learn more: https://www.jamiequatro.com
LAUREN F. WINNER is the nonfiction editor for Image and author of numerous books. An Episcopal priest, Lauren is vicar of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Louisburg, North Carolina, and she teaches at Duke Divinity School and in SPU’s MFA program.
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