I’m rarely moved to immediate action, but for I went right away for John Mortara’s “Small Creatures / Wide Field” from The Newer York Press. Hypertext madness in a broken-down house, with odd mythological creature inserts and cheeky choices? Yep. With a killer design on the beta version of Creativist, the sibling to Atavist? ALL IN. John Mortara is a writer, poet and teacher who now lives in Massachusetts. We both went to the same small, regional college for grad […]
How did this happen? The alt lit master of ceremonies, Steve Roggenbuck, was in the NY Times Style Magazine this past weekend.
Alt Lit Gossip gathered some of the best alt lit stories from the past year or so and threw them into one convenient PDF. You might recognize a few names like Frank Hinton or Richard Chiem–both have books out very soon. Ben Brooks and Sam Pink and Megan Boyle are alt lit mainstays. You probably won’t recognize someone like LK Shaw or Justin Carter or Spencer Madsen–they only have a few indie e-chaps to their names, but all signs point […]
This is true first because he inhabits Chicago, a city where some of my fondest memories are held. Second because of this, and finally this. Now, a video of Hemon along with Stuart Dybek hangin’ out on a porch in Chicago, discussing Chicago, is up at Granta Mag, in light of their summer 2009 issue which honors the city. *For a few months The Lazarus Project has been sitting on my nightstand–next to A Mercy, which I bought at the […]