Interview Questionaire with Brett Zehner

• Who are you? What do you specialize in?
Jon Wagner-Cinema/writing/mod. French poetry
• How did you get involved in writing?
Director-MFA writing program CalArts
• What do you do when you get too many ideas, pick one at a time or work multiple at once?
Multiple-Then attempt at synthesis
• What are you working towards right now-what is your aspiration?
Finishing a book on the relationship of Buddhism to the French poets Yves Bonnefoy and
Saint-John Perse.
• What do you know about writing now that you wish you knew when you were starting out?
How ego destroying it can be.

Thank you again for your interview!
(Interviewer: Catrina McBeath.)