In some circles, writer H.P. Lovecraft is as known for his bigotry as he is his artistry. But this has just prompted other writers to take influence from the latter to comment on the former. In the following email interview with poet Brandon O’Brien, he explains how his first collection, Can You Sign My Tentacle? (paperback, Kindle), was not only influenced by Lovecraft, but also by people Lovecraft would’ve hated because of the color of their skin.