In our afternoon reading: recommendations from R. O. Kwon, Bud Smith and Shy Watson in conversation, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Norah Lange, Genevieve Hudson’s Playlist, The Rock*A*Teens, Bud Smith Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: exploring the life and works of Norah Lange, fiction by Bud Smith, and much more.
In our weekend reading: reviews of books by Leslie Jamison and Bud Smith, translation award winners, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Dorothe Nors’s new book, an interview with Ben Loory, and more.
“Maybe everything you ever lose just makes room for what really belongs in your life”: An Interview with Bud Smith
I should preface this interview by saying that I’m pretty biased. I think that Bud Smith is one of the coolest, most generous, most consistently wonder-driven writers alive. Maybe the most. I also know him fairly well. A few weeks ago we drove around in a car for far too many hours, reading our books at places in Pennsylvania and West Virginia and North Carolina. Bud messed up while making the road trip playlist, so it ended up having the […]
Morning Bites: Glenn Branca Remembered, BTBA Finalists, Bud Smith Poetry, Black Quantum Futurism, and More
In our morning reading: remembrances of Glenn Branca, new writing by Bud Smith and Gabino Iglesias, and more.
Morning Bites: “Fahrenheit 451” Revisited, Stephen Malkmus Interviewed, Porochista Khakpour, Beach House’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: revisiting “Fahrenheit 451,” an interview with Stephen Malkmus, new writing from TANAÏS, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Jamel Brinkley’s collection, nonfiction by xTx and Hanif Abdurraqib, and more.