James C. Kaufman, PhD, is an Associate Professor at California State University, San Bernardino, and a creativity researcher.
His books include :
Topics in the interview include the use of mood-altering substances by writers and other artists; the genius myth stereotype; how the idea of a creative muse impacts creative self-direction, and the influence of gender and ethnic factors.
Also see Creativity enhancement articles :
and my article Gifted, Talented, Addicted.