Posted by Nick Curley This lit news business of ours is half bullfighter’s ring, half tavern alleyway. An unending deathtrap spurred by a swinging red cape of lush Cabernets and Shiraz (Shirazes? Shirazi?). In our world, Wednesday night is no excuse to not party. This is Brooklyn: I’m told that we go hard. Come kick this midweek in the belly with the editors of V1 at the latest installment of our monthly reading series at Brooklyn Winery in Williamsburg, in […]
Vol.1’s monthly reading series returns to the Brooklyn Winery on March 23rd, for an night of readings presented in conjunction with the fine writers, theorists, and critics at Big Other. When: March 23rd, beginning at 7 PM. Where: The Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY Who: Marcy Dermansky, Norman Lock, and Lincoln Michel Facebook RSVP here.
Reviewed by Tobias Carroll Paula Bomer Baby & other stories Word Riot Press; 176 p. review by Tobias Carroll Baby isn’t an easy book to read. That isn’t for any stylistic reasons: Paula Bomer’s prose is clear, and her narration is precise. The reader is never at a loss for the nature of the relationships in these ten stories; Bomer’s characters are clearly defined, their connections established cleanly from the outset. The neighborhoods where they live are familiar: comfortable neighborhoods […]
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