Interview with Robert J.W.

Q: When did you start writing?

A: I’ve been writing my whole life but started taking it seriously when I was 15.


Q: Who are your biggest inspirations/your favourite writers?

A: Lots. Charles Bukowski, Henry Rollins, Albert Camus, Anne Sexton, William S. Burroughs, Keith Buckley, Robert Lowell, Nicole Krauss, D. Harlan Wilson, Bret Easton Ellis, Chuck Palahniuk…

Q: What time of day do you do most of your writing?

A: Morning, usually

Q:  Why do you write?

A: Catharsis                                        


Q: Do you have any favourite quotes from writers?

A: “There are worse things than being alone” – Bukowski, “The best revenge is to always survive” – Henry Rollins

Q: What is one piece of advice you would give new/aspiring writers?

A: Never stop, despite rejection.

Q: Do you have any collections, chapbooks, or other books available for people to purchase?

A: Yes. Houses I’ve Died In and Screamo Lullabies, both on Amazon!


Robert J. W. is a poet,  writer, digital artist, and photographer from Morgantown, WV. His work has been published in San Gabriel Valley Quarterly, Amomancies, Philosophical Idiot, Stranger to Blue Water, among others. He enjoys listening to music,nature walks, and watching videos. 

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