Martha Serpas

In this intimate “Fogged Clarity” interview poet Martha Serpas discusses impermanence, poetic process, and her new collection, “The Diener.” More

Michael McGriff

Poet and author Michael McGriff expounds on his obsessions and explains why more people should listen to the music of the late Jason Molina. More

B.H. Fairchild

The winner of the 1999 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and 2002’s National Book Critics Circle Award discusses his life, work, and relationship with Anthony Hecht. More

Jayson Kramer

The keyboardist and lead singer of the indie-pop band California Wives discusses the band’s new record, Art History and working with distinguished producer Claudius Mittendorfer. More

Katharine Whalen

Musician Katharine Whalen discusses the influences behind her new album, Madly Love. More

Samantha Crain

The Oklahoma songwriter sits down to discuss music, literature, and shirts with three wolves howling at the moon. More

July 2011

This month we welcome renowned banjoist Bela Fleck into the fog to discuss his life and craft; showcase the music of a very talented young San Diego songwriter; debut new poems from Stephen Cramer and Rachael Lyon; feature original fiction by Dylan James Brock and Alan Drew; take a long look at the paintings of… More

June 2011

I have chosen to defer to the table of contents this month, as we continue preparations for Saturday, June 25th, a date which marks our largest concert ever. If you live within three hours of West Michigan, be certain you make it to this performance. Tickets are available here. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity… More

Jason Quever

The Papercuts’ frontman sounds off on Kanye, epiphanies, and the anxiety-quelling power of liquor. More

A. Manette Ansay

The author of “Vinegar Hill” and “Good Things I Wish You” sits down to discuss her life and craft. More

Chris Bathgate

Singer and songwriter Chris Bathgate revisits the “salt year” that led to the creation of his new album. More

Will Oldham

Ben goes on an aural adventure with musician and actor Will Oldham, known to many as Bonnie “Prince” Billy. More

Andre Dubus III

The author of House of Sand and Fog and The Garden of Last Days discusses his writing, his father, and watching “Batman” with Kurt Vonnegut. More

Bill Roberts

The chief singer and songwriter of The Red River discusses his band, his music, and the allure of nostalgia. More

Matt Pond

The songwriter talks about dancing, the state of musical criticism, and the evolution of his sound. More

July 2010

  Our printed book, Fogged Clarity 1 is published and ready to ship. The collection features new stories, poems and visual art by the following creators: Benjamin Percy Joe Meno Bruce Smith Terese Svoboda John Hemingway Michael Tyrell Takashi Saito Christoper Reiger and many more… Please help support The Clarity and order a copy of… More

Singing In The Abbey

The ladies of Singing In The Abbey sit down to discuss Wake Up, Sardis!, literature, religion and Chicago.

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Ruth and Max Bloomquist

West Michigan’s favorite folk duo sits down to play and discuss the inspiration behind their fourth album, Turn Back a Page. More

Chris Salveter

Haunting, beautiful, and sweetly melancholic, the music of Judson Claiborne has long been a favorite of Fogged Clarity. In a very special acoustic session, founder and frontman Christopher Claiborne Salveter sits down in a Lakeview apartment to talk and play a few songs, including a rare solo rendition of the Low Skies track, It is True. More