In our afternoon reading: a look inside the new anthology from editors Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, an interview with Ryan Chapman, and more. We’ll be off tomorrow for the 4th.
Afternoon Bites: Ocean Vuong Interviewed, Lidia Yuknavitch, Ryan Chapman Interviewed, Melissa Febos, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ocean Vuong and Melissa Febos, thoughts on the fiction of Marguerite Duras, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jayson Greene Nonfiction, Victor LaValle on Blake Crouch’s Latest, Ryan Chapman, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Jayson Greene, reviews of books by Blake Crouch and Ryan Chapman, and more.
“I Felt Like That Made Sense for Me Within the Book and Outside the Book”: Ryan Chapman Discusses “Riots I Have Known”
Ryan Chapman’s debut novel, Riots I Have Known is one of the best funniest books of recent memory. Chapman writes with a blistering comedic voice, reminiscent of early Donald Antrim. Page after page, he deftly turns sentences into knives. I talked to Chapman over the phone in April 2019.
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Saeed Jones and Ryan Chapman, new writing from Alexander Chee, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Flying Lotus and Tommy Pico, thoughts on the fiction of Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué, Bronx Book Festival, Ryan Chapman Interviewed, Lucy Ives, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué’s new book, interviews with Ryan Chapman and Lucy Ives, and more.
Morning Bites: Alexander Chee on Younghill Kang’s Fiction, Fernando A. Flores, Ryan Chapman on Inspiration, and More
In our morning reading: Alexander Chee on Younghill Kang’s fiction, reviews of books by Karen Russell and Fernando A. Flores, and more.