Category: Lidia Yuknavitch

Nola Studiola: What makes you laugh? My son makes me laugh, because his heart is still filled with the purity of children and his way of seeing and feeling the world is better than the word “joy.” But I also often bust a gut laughing when our human vulnerabilities are exposed without anyone suffering…little daily […]

As I situate the next visitor here at the Studiola, go grocery shopping for her, and figure out a new way to count my pages/progress, I have this: Here are Jamey Hatley’s thoughts from modern conjure on rules for consecutive writing early this year. And, I offer you some things I’ve learned so far here […]

  Ms. Yuknavitch is the author of The Chronology of Water, a memoir from Hawthorne Books, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. She has also written three books of short stories, Her Other Mouths, Liberty’s Excess, and Real to Reel. She teaches in Oregon with the filmmaker/writer Andy Mingo and their renaissance man son Miles, where she just finished […]