Alta publisher Will Hearst considers science fiction as an ancient discipline and a genre of storytelling.
Author Peter Orner joins Alta Asks Live and host Heather Scott Partington on Wednesday, May 20 at 12:30 p.m. PST to discuss his short story collection, Maggie Brown & Others, and much, much more.
The "Deceit and Other Possibilities" author joins Heather Scott Partington to talk about this powerful new book, her creative process, and the guilty pleasure that's getting her through the shelter-in-place.
Alta publisher Will Hearst proposes a new way of thinking about the content we deliver our readers—right down to the advertisements that appear in our magazine.
A recent London transplant, Tales of the City writer Armistead Maupin tells Will Hearst why he left San Francisco, what his next big book might be, and how much he likes his new surroundings (spoiler: a lot).
The author of Between Heaven and Hell discusses his stroke, his recovery, and what it means to restart his life.
Publisher Will Hearst credits the late painter Russell Chatham with helping shape the Western sensibility that inspires Alta.
In what would be his final interview, the famed Marin County–based landscape painter Russell Chatham tells Alta publisher Will Hearst where he finds inspiration, what it’s like to work on commission, and why Gauguin brought him to tears.
In his Fall 2019 Publisher's Note, Will Hearst ruminates on the importance of staying unmoored.
Do you watch Netflix or Hulu on a smart TV? The CEO of Roku reveals how his company helps those services (and soon Disney and Apple, too) stream movies, sports, and TV programs.
Publisher Will Hearst looks westward to answer the oft-asked question, “What is Alta about?”
Alta publisher Will Hearst reflects on his goal to have the magazine evoke a sense of place and discovery—today and decades from now.
Lucy Fisher started out as a waitress, but ended up running the studio. Will Hearst sits down for a Q&A with the groundbreaking Hollywood executive.
In a conversation with Alta Publisher and Editor Will Hearst – his former Harvard roommate – Talking Heads mainstay Jerry Harrison expounds on music, business and life.
The woman who changed the way we eat looks back at nearly 50 years of running her famed restaurant, Chez Panisse — and looks forward to innovative ways to feed the next generation.