IMG_0528An interview with faculty member Gabrielle Calvocoressi appears at Divedapper:

A few months ago, Gabrielle Calvocoressi posted online that she needed a ride from North Carolina to Virginia to give a reading. I sent her a note offering to drive and when she happily agreed, I set off through the night from Indianapolis to Carrboro. The next twenty-four hours saw us conducting this interview (while wandering around University Lake near her home), swirling through the Blue Ridge Mountains (with NC State MFA extraordinaire Elizabeth Purvis in tow), and participating in a truly singular reading with Rita Dove and the VQR all-stars (complete with complimentary oysters on the half shell). The interview that follows took place at the start of our day, with the exception of the bonus ghost story (!!!), which was recorded in the car after the reading as we drove back to North Carolina.

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