In our morning reading: new writing from Roxane Gay, Jes Skolnik, and Michael J. Seidlinger; Alexander Chee reviewed Rick Moody’s new novel; delving into punk history; and more.
Morning Bites: García Márquez’s Final Novel, Jo Ann Beard, Revisiting Muriel Spark, Literary Aphex Twin, and More
A look at the works of Jo Ann Beard, the fate of Gabriel García Márquez’s final novel, a look at Muriel Spark’s Loitering With Intent, Masha Gessen on exiles, and more.
Last summer, Vol.1 took part in a day-long literary event in Prospect Heights, called Popsickle, which brought together readers chosen by a number of literary outlets. Among those reading for us was the Vermont-based poet Paige Ackerson-Kiely. Impressed by what I’d heard her read, I ended up picking up her collection My Love is a Dead Arctic Explorer. Reading it, I found myself saying, “Oh my God” in the middle of many a poem; it’s resonated with me in a way […]