Afternoon Bites: Juliet Escoria, New York Poetry Festival, Jac Jemc’s New Collection, xTx Interviewed, and More


“It’s virtuosic in a lot of ways, but one of its many charms is how casual and low-key it seems.” Douglas Wolk reviewed Bryan Lee O’Malley’s graphic novel Seconds.

Here’s a preview of next weekend’s New York Poetry Festival on Governor’s Island.

Juliet Escoria talked with Vice about the origins of several of the stories in her collection Black Cloud.

Casey N. Cep on becoming “a Knausgaard truther.”

xTx was interviewed at The Tavern Lantern.

This essay from Saeed Jones is highly recommended.

Heavy Feather Review has a review up of Jac Jemc’s collection A Different Bed Every Time.

A look at the people behind the excellent journal Underwater New York.

Maria Sherman talked with the Scottish pop band Honeyblood for Wondering Sound.

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