Afternoon Bites: Amber Sparks Fiction, Kirkus Prize Finalists, Lee Rourke Interviewed, Michel Foucault’s Style, and More

Amber Sparks book cover

Smokelong Quarterly published new fiction by Amber Sparks.

The finalists for this year’s Kirkus Prize have been announced.

The Times Literary Supplement talked with Lee Rourke.

If you’ve wondered what the longlist is for the National Book Award in Translated Literature, wonder no longer.

Delving into the sartorial choices of Michel Foucault.

Jenny Hval talked with Pitchfork about what inspired her new album.

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