EPISODE 6: Kristopher Jansma’s The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards (Click to listen/download.)
This episode features Kristopher Jansma discussing his debut novel The Unchanging Spots of Leopards (Viking/Penguin 2013), ways to jump start the creative process, and whether today’s digital age is helpful or harmful to literature.
Jansma grew up in Lincroft, NJ. He received his B.A. in The Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University and an M.F.A. in Fiction from Columbia University. Jansma writes a monthly column for Electric Literature’s blog The Outlet. He teaches creative writing at SUNY Purchase College and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.
CREDITS: This podcast episode was recorded and produced by NYWC Volunteer Corps member Celeste Kaufman. Celeste is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. She’s a food columnist for the Park Slope Reader, and her work has appeared in BUST Magazine, Time Out New York, and elsewhere on the web. Music from this episode comes from “Pretty Boy” by Young Galaxy.