Category: Author Interviews

An Interview with Father “Monk” Malloy, Author of “Monk’s Notre Dame”

Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C., completed his eighteenth and final year as president of the University of Notre Dame on July 1, 2005. He now serves as president emeritus. Father Malloy is a full professor of theology and has been a member of the faculty since 1974. As president emeritus, he continues to teach, conducting a seminar for first-year undergraduates […]

An Interview with Ann Hartle, Author of “What Happened to Civility”

Ann Hartle is professor emeritus of philosophy at Emory University. She is the author of numerous books, including Montaigne and the Origins of Modern Philosophy and Michel de Montaigne: Accidental Philosopher. In April 2022, the University of Notre Dame Press will publish her newest book What Happened to Civility: The Promise and Failure of Montaigne’s […]

An Interview with C. Stephen Layman, Author of “God: Eight Enduring Questions”

C. Stephen Layman is professor emeritus of philosophy at Seattle Pacific University. He is the author of numerous books, including, most recently, Philosophical Approaches to Atonement, Incarnation, and the Trinity. He talked to us about his new book, God: Eight Enduring Questions (March 2022). When did you first get the idea to write God?  In […]

An Interview with Award-Winning Poet Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Author of “Stepmotherland”

Darrel Alejandro Holnes is an Afro-Panamanian writer, performer, and educator who centers his writings on love, family, race, immigration, and joy. He is the author of several works, including his recently published chapbook, Migrant Psalms. Notre Dame Press recently had the opportunity to speak to him about his newest collection of poems in Stepmotherland. How […]

An Interview with Justus D. Doenecke, Author of “More Precious than Peace”

Justus D. Doenecke is professor emeritus of history at New College of Florida. He is the author of numerous books including Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939–1941, winner of the Herbert Hoover Book Award, and Nothing Less Than War: A New History of America’s Entry into World War I. We were […]

An Interview with Robert H. Latiff, Author of “Future Peace”

Major General (Ret.) Robert H. Latiff is adjunct professor with the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame and research professor at George Mason University. Future Peace is the eagerly awaited sequel to his critically acclaimed book Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield. Here is […]

An Interview with Sheryl Luna, Author of “Magnificent Errors”

Sheryl Luna’s first collection, Pity the Drowned Horses, won the inaugural Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize for emerging Latino/a poets (University of Notre Dame Press, 2005). Her second book of poetry, Seven, was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. Now in her new collection, Magnificent Errors, she adds to her list of accolades, earning the […]

An Interview with Angela McKay Knobel, author of “Aquinas and the Infused Moral Virtues”

Angela McKay Knobel is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Dallas. This October, the University of Notre Dame Press published her newest book, Aquinas and the Infused Moral Virtues, which William C. Mattison III has called, “what is now likely the best book available on virtue in Aquinas’s thought.” Professor Knobel recently answered […]

Marian Schwartz on the Translator’s Vocation and Bringing the Work of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to an English-Speaking Audience

Since June 20, 2016, when Steve Wrinn, director of the University of Notre Dame Press, received an email from his friend the agent Jeremy Beer about publishing Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s English translations, a partnership has grown that stretches from Notre Dame, IN, to Moscow, New York City, Washington, DC, and Austin, TX, where the […]

An Interview with Waed Athamneh, author of “Defiance in Exile”

Waed Athamneh is an associate professor of Arabic studies at Connecticut College. Her work focuses on modern Arabic literature and twentieth-century Arab politics. She recently agreed to talk to us about Defiance in Exile: Syrian Refugee Women in Jordan (September 2021) and how the idea for this book developed during her research trip to Jordan […]