Cover Photo: Photographs courtesy of Kelly Link and Richard Butner
Photographs courtesy of Kelly Link and Richard Butner

Richard Butner Wants to Never Write the Same Story Twice

In this interview, Kelly Link interviews the author Richard Butner about the short story form, running the Sycamore Hill Writer’s Workshop, and the value of writing with other people.


The Adventurists

My Little Pony

Sleep No More

this is my Lovecraft storythis is my Le Guin storythis is my Shirley Jackson story

The Adventurists


Kelly Link is the author of the collections Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters, and Get in Trouble. Her short stories have been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, The Best American Short Stories, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. She is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow and has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Link was born in Miami, Florida. She currently lives with her husband and daughter in Northampton, Massachusetts.