An interview with Angie Cruz, Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh and author of the novel Dominicana (2019). The interview focuses on Professor Cruz's recent novel and her work editing the literary journal Aster(ix). Link to Aster(ix) here: asterixjournal.com/. The interview "Editing with Love and Openness is Activism" is available here: www.thereviewreview.net/interviews/ed…hat-angie-cru. The essay "What We Deserve" from the Paris Review is available here: www.theparisreview.org/blog/2019/08/…t-we-deserve/.