Afternoon Bites: “About Cherry” In NYC, Vintage Contemporaries, Mat Johnson Interviews Victor LaValle, and More

Junot Díaz is profiled by Michele Filgate for Capital New York, and in the process says some deeply insightful things about perceptions of genre.

Everything you’ve wanted to know about Vintage Contemporaries

Former roommates Mat Johnson and Victor LaValle chatted for Bookforum.

A musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home is in the works.

Stephen Elliott’s film About Cherry opens in New York on September 21st.

Dan Ruccia on the reissue of Don Cherry’s Organic Music Society. (So that we’re clear, that’s the jazz musician Don Cherry, not the hockey commentator.)

The American Reader reports on the Rookie Yearbook One party at McNally Jackson.

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