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.
Poetry, Translation, and “Spectacles of Suffering”: An Interview with Gabriele Tinti
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.