In our morning reading: exploring the award-winning fiction of N.K. Jemisin, revisiting Kingsley Amis’s novels, and much more.
Two years ago, we published Snowden Wright’s story “Little Pink Dancing Shoes.” Today, we’re thrilled to have an excerpt up from his new novel, Play Pretty Blues. On his website, Wright describes the novel as follows: “The mysteries of blues legend Robert Johnson’s life and death long ago became myth. Part researched reconstruction, part vivid imagination, this lyrical novel brings Johnson alive through the voices of his six wives, revealing the husband and son inside the legend, illuminating the vacuum Johnson left […]