In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Madhuri Vijay, a playlist from Jordan A. Rothacker, an interview with Matmos, and more.
We’re pleased to present an excerpt from Jordan A. Rothacker’s new collection Gristle, out this week on Stalking Horse Press. We’ve been excited about this one ever since it came up when we interviewed Rothacker last year. Please enjoy “Something That Happened a Long Time Ago,” an excerpt from the story “The Fish Family Album.”
What literary delights does March bring? A number of books we’ve been awaiting eagerly for years, for one thing, including new works by Mitchell S. Jackson and Seth Fried. A host of ambitious literary debuts as well — and a number of collections of short fiction that push at the limits of storytelling. Here’s a look at some of the March books we’re looking forward to the most.
Morning Bites: Carrie Gibson Interviewed, Believer Book Awards, Sarah Moss, Jordan A. Rothacker Excerpted, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Carrie Gibson and Ishmael Reed, a review of Sarah Moss’s new novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Adam Nemett, Lance Olsen Fiction, Lucia Berlin, Jordan A. Rothacker Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Adam Nemett and Lance Olsen, an interview with Jordan A. Rothacker, and more.
Morning Bites: Mikita Brottman, Revisiting Guillaume Apollinaire, Leland Cheuk Fiction, Donald Newlove, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on a new true crime book, revisiting David Lynch’s foray into music, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Drumming” Revisited, Literary Florida, Assisting William T. Vollmann, Nick Cave Statue, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a classic work by Steve Reich, exploring the literature of Florida, and more.
I first met Jordan A. Rothacker at the Astrophil Press/South Dakota Review booth during the AWP conference in Washington DC. He was carrying a copy of his novel, And Wind will Wash Away and I found it in my hands very quickly. At first, I was a little taken aback by his direct and spirited personality. It didn’t take me long, however, to realize that Jordan is a gregarious and kind man who, like so many of us, is just […]