Q. So, tell me a bit about myself.
A. See Figure 1.
Q. And what, pray tell, is Bats of the Republic?
A. See Figure 15.
Q. It’s the Republic of Texas you mean?
A. See Figure 9.
Q. And what’s the book about?
A. See Figure 2.
Q. That seems to indicate that the book is both sci-fi and historical fiction, two genres you haven’t read much of. And you think you can write a faux Jane Austen? Is this a good idea?
A. See Figure 8.
Q. Then why write such a thing?
A. See Figure 16.
Q. It’s beginning to seem you prefer this design stuff. This interview is starting to offend the writer in me.
A. See Figure 13.
ZACH DODSON co-founded featherproof books in 2005, a small press in Chicago. He is most often a book designer, but sometimes an author too. He went to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and lives in Helsinki now.