In our afternoon reading: exploring Jericho Brown’s poetry, thoughts on writing rituals, and more.
In our morning reading: a film adaptation of Brandon Taylor’s fiction, the best books of 2020, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Maria Dahvana Headley, Claire Cronin Interviewed, Nicholas Rombes, Earl Freeman Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from “Beowulf,” an interview with Claire Cronin, and more.
by Nicholas Rombes
Somehow, it was Julia’s Detroit. It seemed it always had been.
I’d been sent to Detroit to save someone, although in the end it was me who needed saving.
Maybe it was because I only understood the city through the filter of her stories and the byways of their telling. It was her eyes, after all, that showed me what to look at, what to ignore.
Morning Bites: Jeff Jackson Interviewed, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Jeff VanderMeer Revisited, Marguerite Duras, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Jeff Jackson, a review of Eddy Current Suppression Ring’s new album, and more.
Morning Bites: Kim Gordon in LA, Francesco Levato, Susan Choi’s Sentences, Brexit and Publishing, and More
In our morning reading: Kim Gordon on life in LA, exploring a Susan Choi sentence, and more.
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Noah Cicero, thoughts on Jess Row’s new book, and more.
Morning Bites: Jeff VanderMeer Excerpted, Jess Row, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma Interviewed, J. Ryan Stradal, and More
In our morning reading: excerpts from novels by Jeff VanderMeer and Gina Apostol, an interview with Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, and more.