About Jay Bates

Jay Bates started A River & Sound Review in February, 2006. He is a humorist and fiction writer. In the eighth grade, a girl asked him if he was a virgin, and he said, “No, I’m a Taurus.” Email him at jaybates@riverandsoundreview.org.

An Interview with Jay Bates, Host of A River & Sound Review

This year, I have had the delightful experience of working with Tarn Wilson, who is finishing up her MFA this spring from Pacific Lutheran University’s Rainer Writing Workshop. Writing It Real subscribers have already benefited from her article on keeping a travel journal; this week, we benefit from her program’s network as she interviews classmate … Continue reading

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