In our morning reading: this year’s 5 Under 35 honorees are announced, an excerpt of D. Foy’s new novel, an interview with Yahdon Israel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Mitchell S. Jackson on Portland, Sarah Gerard, Lucy K. Shaw Interviewed, Drew Nellins Smith, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Mitchell S. Jackson, new nonfiction from Colin Dickey and Sarah Gerard, and more.
Morning Bites: Helen Phillips, D. Foy on Photography, Drew Nellins Smith, Jordan Okumura’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: new nonfiction from Helen Phillips and D. Foy, thoughts on books by Drew Nellins Smith and Jordan Okumura, and more.
Weekend Bites: Francine Prose on “Frankenstein,” Drew Nellins Smith, Adapting “The Interestings,” Marissa Nadler on Mitski, and More
In our weekend reading: Francine Prose on Frankenstein, thoughts on the adaptation of “The Interesting,” an interview with Drew Nellins Smith, and more.
Ask me about my literary influences, and I’ll reflexively cite what I imagine is the usual collection of MFA-program darlings for an American man in his 30s: Flannery O’Connor, Raymond Carver, John Cheever, Lorrie Moore, Tobias Wolf, James Baldwin. Then a number of personal fetishes: Julie Hecht, Jane and Paul Bowles, Nicholson Baker, Amy Hempel, R.V. Cassill.