Interviews with Kate Bernheimer and White Lung, thoughts on the new novel from Julie Schumacher, New Directions and poetry chapbooks, a look at highbrow lit and lowbrow humor converging, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Karen Russell Interviewed, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, New Matt Dojny Fiction, Orwell Invocations, and More
Interviews with Jac Jemc, Karen Russell, and Yelena Akhtiorskaya; fiction from Matt Dojny; essays on cat videos; and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Tiphanie Yanique, Matt Bell & Brian Evenson Talk Craft, A Sacred Bones Mixtape, and More
A playlist from Tiphanie Yanique, new writing from Roxane Gay and Matt Dojny, notes on cities and anxiety, Matt Bell and Brian Evenson discuss craft, and much more.
Celebrate the Paperback Edition of Matt Dojny’s “The Festival of Earthly Delights” with Readings and Karaoke
We’re tremendous admirers of Matt Dojny‘s work, and we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be presenting the paperback release of his novel The Festival of Earthly Delights later this month. In a review of the novel at The Rumpus, Elizabeth Word Gutting noted that “there’s also no comparison to reading a novel that it’s clear a writer had a ton of fun writing.” Joining Dojny with readings will be Kathleen Alcott, Halimah Marcus, Jason Porter, and John Wray. Vol.1 Brooklyn’s Jason […]
Afternoon Bites: PEN Award Winners, Wrekmeister Harmonies, Lose Your Own Adventure Reviewed, New Matt Dojny Fiction, and More
New fiction from Matt Dojny, the latest from the jazz/metal ensemble Wrekmeister Harmonies, Lose Your Own Adventure debuts, the legacy of Curt Boettcher, and more.
Sunday at KGB: Joshua Mohr & Teddy Wayne & Kathleen Alcott & Matt Dojny
This Sunday at KGB, we are proud to present readings from four of our favorite writers: * Joshua Mohr * Teddy Wayne * Kathleen Alcott * Matt Dojny Should you need additional reading material to get you excited, might we point you in the direction of our recent interview with Joshua Mohr? Or a consideration of pop stars in fiction, including Teddy Wayne’s Johnny Valentine? Or fiction from Kathleen Alcott or Matt Dojny? KGB is located at 85 East 4th […]
Afternoon Bites: Chekhovian Circus, Matt Dojny’s Writing Space, Revisiting Dexy’s Midnight Runners, and More
Matt Dojny’s Write Place, Write Time is pretty epic. And hey, he’s also contributed to our Sunday Stories. Kathryn Schulz on the latest from Andrew Solomon. Everett True talked to Kevin Rowland of Dexy’s Midnight Runners. Tanlines chatted with the Worst Gig Ever podcast. Autre Ne Veut has a new song out, and Pitchfork thinks pretty highly of it. There’s a Chekhov-inspired circus at BAM. We’re hoping this leads to Bulgakov On Ice! next year. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn Presents Two Events: The Greatest 3-Minute Book Stories AND the Release Party for “Will Oldham on Bonnie “Prince” Billy
Oh God, where did the summer go? Are you even ready for the autumn? We’re trying to prepare, and that means we’re bringing you two really big events that might help us all better deal with the season change up.