“If you don’t push against the mirror, how do you know you’re standing in front of it?”

The quote above is from my interview with Martin Pousson, whose PEN award-winning novel Black Sheep Boy, also an L.A. Times Pick of the Week, inspired Susan Larson (NPR The Reading Life) to say: “An unforgettable novel-in-stories about growing up gay in French Acadiana, so vivid and almost fairy tale-like, drawing on folklore from the region, and yet so brutally realistic. Brilliant. I loved this book.”  I loved it too, for Pousson’s poetic prose, among other reasons. Read my full interview in Late Last Night Books magazine, here.

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