Tremendous thanks to Benjamin Woodard and Buzzfeed Books for inviting me to participate in a conversation with 17 other fiction writers on how we transitioned from writing short fiction to the longer form. I’m honored to have my response featured alongside these remarkable talents, including Lydia Davis, Charles Baxter, Roxane Gay, Rebecca Makkai, Bret Anthony Johnston, and Lindsay Hunter, just to name a few. The responses are as varied as they are illuminating; you can read them here: