Levis Keltner is an author, editor, educator, and musician from Chicago but currently living in Austin, Texas. He is the editor-in-chief at Newfound and teaches writing at Texas State University. His new book, Into That Good Night, was published last month by Skyhorse Publishing and his short work has appeared in Entropy Magazine and Bull: Men’s Fiction.
In this episode of Cover to Cover with . . ., Editor-in-Chief Jordan Blum speaks with Keltner about his road to publication, how misleading marketing and expectations can hurt a creative work’s reception, the joys of somber music, and much more!