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6/20 Interview with Fiction Writers Review
”The best writing is transformative…Writing succeeds, too, when it acts as a mirror, reflecting our humanity back to us.” Full interview here.
6/1 Booklist Raves:
“Through her fantastic characters, all outsiders in some way, Maizes masterfully intertwines harsh realities with humor and a deep understanding of human nature.”
Full review: here.
6/12 — BOOK TRIB
”Stories are everywhere. A news report might trigger an idea for a story. Something that happened to an acquaintance might be the genesis of a story. I might observe something odd in my neighborhood. But the finished stories are always greatly changed from what initially sparked them.” Interview with Book Trib.
Starred Kirkus Review
WE LOVE ANDERSON COOPER receives a starred Kirkus review. "Each succinct fictional nugget rolls inexorably along its own quirky trajectory, arrives at its own unexpected destination, and never overstays its welcome ... this is a book about the heart. Breaking news: Maizes' gently witty and vaguely weird collection is well worth reading." Full review: here.
Beautiful Publishers Weekly Review
“Maizes’s direct manner of storytelling and her imperfect yet unmistakably human characters are sure to win over readers.” Full review: here.
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“For Today’s Woman: Make the Most of Daylight Saving Time or Die Trying,” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, March 8, 2019.
“Eat Your Feelings at These New Restaurants for Writers,” Electric Literature, Feb. 1, 2019.
“Wedding Venues That Are Cheap for a Reason,” New York Times, Jan. 11, 2019.
“How To Write Your Debut Book’s Acknowledgments Section: Start With ‘Aren’t We All Essentially Alone?'” Electric Literature, Dec. 28, 2018.