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Questions & Authors is the Peninsula Pulse‘s interview series where writers chat with local and national authors on a variety of topics.

Check them out below!

  • Questions & Authors: Erika Janik of ‘Wisconsin Life’

    Nonfiction writers who submit to the Peninsula Pulse’s 2017 Hal Prize contest will have the chance for their creative works to pass before the eyes of well-known Wisconsin historian and author Erika Janik, this year’s nonfiction judge. Janik is a familiar voice to dedicated Wisconsin Public Radio listeners. As the executive producer of Wisconsin Life, […]

  • Questions & Authors: Hal Prize Judge David Haynes

    Fiction writers who submit to the Peninsula Pulse’s 2017 Hal Prize contest will have the chance for their creative works to pass before the eyes of novelist and English professor David Haynes, this year’s fiction judge. Haynes is a Professor of English at Southern Methodist University and since 1996 has taught with the MFA Program […]

  • Questions & Artists: Hal Prize Judge Kevin J. Miyazaki

    This spring, photographers who submit to the Peninsula Pulse’s 2017 Hal Prize literary and photography contest will have the opportunity for their creative works to come before the eyes of Milwaukee artist and photographer Kevin Miyazaki, this year’s photography judge. Miyazaki’s photography explores family history and ethnicity. It has been exhibited at museums, festivals and […]

  • Questions & Authors: ‘Selected Artists of Door County’

    “How true the old adage: ‘it’s all in the eye of the beholder.’ But if we are to appreciate art, we must try to understand what the artist wanted to achieve. The greater our understanding, the more we enjoy art.” Throughout her new book Selected Artists of Door County, local art historian Virginia Jones Maher […]

  • Questions & Authors: Brian Freeman

    Next weekend, Washington Island will play host to its 4th annual literary festival, centered on the theme, “The Mystique & Mystery of the Midwest.” Among its lineup of impressive authors is one whose writing career has been defined by mystique and mystery: Brian Freeman. Freeman is the award-winning thriller/mystery writer behind the popular Jonathan Stride […]

  • Oliver de la Paz

    Questions & Authors: Hal Prize Poetry Judge Oliver de la Paz

    This spring, after the 2016 Hal Prize deadline has passed and the writing and photography submissions have passed before the pre-screening committee, a batch of poems will make their way from the Peninsula Pulse office to the desk of this year’s poetry judge, Oliver de la Paz. De la Paz is the author of four […]

  • Nicole Helget

    Questions & Authors: Hal Prize Fiction Judge Nicole Helget

    This summer, fiction writers who submit to the Peninsula Pulse’s 2016 Hal Prize will have the chance for their creative works to come before the eyes of multi-genre Minnesota writer Nicole Helget. Helget is the author of The Summer of Ordinary Ways, The Turtle Catcher, Stillwater, Horse Camp (co-authored), Wonder at the Edge of the […]

  • Jerry Apps

    Questions & Authors: Hal Prize Judge Jerry Apps

    Nonfiction writers who submit to the Peninsula Pulse’s 2016 Hal Prize contest will have the chance for their creative works to pass before the eyes of well-known Wisconsin author, storyteller and historian Jerry Apps, this year’s nonfiction judge. Apps has built a career on bringing his childhood stories and coming-of-age experiences to life through more […]