12 Questions with Pastry Chef Bridget Salvia

I first met Bridget Salvia when I was in graduate school. We worked as coffee artists together at an armchair philosophers’ hotspot formerly known as Seattle’s Best Coffee in a now defunct Borders (RIP, pour out a Sleigh Bell in loving memory, folks). But, the untimely death of the Ann Arbor-based bookstore chain couldn’t keep…

An Abridged Conversation with Poet Monika Zobel

Monika Zobel’s collection of poems An Instrument for Leaving was published earlier this spring. A review of the book ran last month and can be found here. Recently, I interviewed Monika about her book, her influences, and the process of writing poetry for the inaugural issue of Old Northwest Review, which will be released this fall. Below is a preview of our…