In our morning reading: Porochista Khakpour talked with Victoria Redel, interviews with Scott McClanahan and JS Breukelaar, and more.
In our afternoon reading: this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners, an interview with Sarah Gerard, a review of Fiona Maazel’s latest novel, and more.
A student of mine got a rejection slip the other day. Encouraged by the success of a classmate, he submitted his story to a paying market. It soon made it to the “second round of review for publishing,” an Olympian peak, according to the editor, to which only “10% of submissions” ever ascend. There my student could see himself, ruling, with lightning bolt in hand. Naturally, when the piece was ultimately rejected, he fell hard. He has no idea what […]
Morning Bites: Jynne Dilling Martin’s Playlist, Revisiting “25th Hour,” Live Sonic Youth, Inside NYRB Classics, and More
In our Tuesday morning reading: a playlist from Jynne Dilling Martin, discussion of Spike Lee’s 25th Hour, Sonic Youth live highlights, and more.
Morning Bites: Hemingway Documentaries, Enrique Vila-Matas, A Thomas Pierce Playlist, JS Breukelaar Interviewed, and More
This Friday morning, we’re celebrating the birthday of Simone de Beauvoir, reading Morgan Parker on revision, delving into a Thomas Pierce playlist, checking out an excerpt from Will Boast’s memoir, and more.