Events and Interviews

Recent and Upcoming Events

February 8-11, 2017: AWP Conference and Bookfair, Washington, DC

  • Panel: “The Long from the Short: Turning Flash Pieces into a Novel, Novella, or Memoir,” with Abigail Beckel, Lex Williford, Tyrese Coleman, and Kelcey Ervick, Room 206, Washington Convention Center, Level Two, Thursday, February 9, 9 a.m.
  • Author Signing, George Mason University Booth, Bookfair Booth 501, Marriott Marquis • Thursday, February 9, 1 p.m.
  • Reading hosted by SmokeLong Quarterly and DC’s Noir at the Bar, with authors E.A. Aymar, Matt Bell, Tara Campbell, W. Todd Kaneko, Jennifer Pashley, Amber Sparks, and Art Taylor, The Pub and the People, Washington, D.C., Saturday, February 11, 7 p.m.

March 11, 2017

March 28, 2017

“How to Get Started as a Mystery Writer,” panel with Maya Corrigan, Barb Goffman, Alan Orloff, and Laura Ellen Scott, 7:30 p.m., Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna, Virginia

April 29, 2017

“Short Stories, Big Impact,” panel with Tara Campbell, Rion Amlicar Scott, and Leslie Pietrzyk at Books Alive: Washington Writers Conference, 3:55-4:45 p.m., College Park Marriott, Hyattsville, Maryland


Los Angeles Review of Books, “On Writing Violence,” with Christopher Irvin, (August 21, 2016)

The Rumpus, “The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Tara Laskowski,” (June 25, 2016)

Bath Flash Fiction, “Interview with Tara Laskowski,” (May 2016)

The Review Review, “A Chat with Tara Laskowski of SmokeLong Quarterly,” (June 23, 2015)

Trace Evidence, the Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine blog, “How’d That Happen: Tara Laskowski” (February 3, 2014)

Santa Fe Writers Project, “Interview: Tara Laskowski: Author, Editor, and 2010 SFWP Literary Awards Program Winner” (October 3, 2013)

Write Despite, “Q&A and a Book Giveaway! Welcome Author Tara Laskowski” (July 24, 2013)

JMWW Journal, “Modern Mannerisms: An Interview with Tara Laskowski” (Spring 2013)

The Times Leader, “An odd list of ‘rules‘” (January 13, 2013)

The Citizen’s Voice, “Devilish Decorum: Swoyersville Native Explores ‘Modern Manners’ in New Book” (December 23, 2012)

The Scranton Times-Tribune, “NEPA Native Writes of Not-So-Mild Manners” (December 17, 2012)

The Next Big Thing (December 5, 2012)

Lit Bridge Interview with SmokeLong Quarterly (October 30, 2012)




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