In our morning reading: thoughts on Jefre Cantu-Ledesma’s new album, an interview with John Waters, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Tessa Fontaine’s memoir, the case for novellas, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Kerry Howley, All-Star Librarians, Darcy Steinke’s Playlist, Lovecraft on Film, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Kerry Howley’s great Thrown, thoughts on horror and terror in fiction, a playlist from Darcy Steinke, notes on strange science fiction, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Eula Biss Excerpt, Sleater-Kinney Box Set, An Eleanor Catton Grant, Will Self vs. George Orwell, and More
Guernica has an excerpt up from Eula Biss’s forthcoming On Immunity, the Sleater-Kinney catalog is getting reissued, John Waters talked with The Dissolve, new poetry from Juliet Escoria, and more.
Weekend Bites: Gordon Lish Considered, Hilton Als on Art, Jersey City Lit Fest, Susan Sontag, and More
Hilton Als discusses art and race, a look at Gordon Lish’s legacy as an editor and a writer, Jersey City gets a literary festival, talking with John Waters, and more.
Morning Bites: Ellen Willis, John Waters Road Trip, Literary World Cup, New Web of Sunsets, and More
A look at the new collection of Ellen Willis’s work, images of the latest installment of the Franklin Park Reading Series, writers on the World Cup, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Colson Whitehead’s Zombie Dreams, John Waters, Lambda Literary Awards, Meredith Monk Interviewed, and More
Interviews with Colson Whitehead, Meredith Monk, and Adam Wilson, a review of John Waters’s new book, Viv Albertine discusses her memoir, footage of Jawbreaker in 1995, and more.
Maura Johnston chats with Greg Dulli, of the recently-reunited Afghan Whigs. Fred Armisen on John Waters. Jeff Chang on the life and legacy of the late Chuck Brown. A new essay from J.E. Reich on Thought Catalog. Adam Levin, interviewed on KCRW. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.