Afternoon Bites: Advice From Kara Walker, Midwestern Novels, Jazz on Film, Adam Johnson, and More


Revisiting Martin Ritt’s film Paris Blues at Artforum.

A look at five great (and underrated) novels of the Midwest.

The Poetry Foundation has announced the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship Finalists.

Tin House has audio of Adam Johnson reading his story “Dark Meadow.”

Kara Walker has advice for young artists.

Dennis Cooper makes with some music recommendations.

There’s fiction from Emily X.R. Pan at Joyland.

Noisey has a look at Lance Bangs’s documentary Made in Athens.

The latest issue of Storychord has fiction from Jenny Hollowell.

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