In our morning reading: Thoughts on Yoko Tawada’s new novel, nonfiction from Nicole Dennis-Benn, and much more.
Morning Bites: Prince Tributes, Gary Indiana Interviewed, Gabriele Tinti Poetry, Idra Novey, and More
In our morning reading: tributes to Prince, new writing from Idra Novey and Gabriele Tinti, and much more.
There are many ways to write about sports, but the Italian writer Gabriele Tinti has opted for a seemingly unlikely blend of form and subject. His recent collection All over takes as its focus boxing, with poems focusing on the likes of Arturo Gatti and Arthur Cravan. I caught up with Tinti via email to learn more about evoking the rhythms of boxing, the process of translation, his friendship with Burt Young, and more.