Afternoon Bites: New Shirley Jackson Fiction, Stephen Malkmus Interviewed, Chicago Lit, Hugo Nominees, and More


The New Yorker has published “The Man in the Woods,” a previously unpublished short story from Shirley Jackson.

Stephen Malkmus was interviewed by Scott Pinkmountain at The Rumpus.

This year’s Hugo Award nominees have been announced.

“[T]he debut story collection of a Chicago author to be reckoned with…” John Domini on Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski’s Painted Cities.

Sarah McCarry interviewed Truckface editor Ib.

Revisiting Sidney Lumet’s film The Pawnbroker at The Dissolve.

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