In our morning reading: interviews with Teddy Wayne and Alan Moore, thoughts on Nick Cave’s new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Mildred Pierce” and LA, Rob Spillman Interviewed, P-Funk Spin-Offs, Gabino Iglesias’s Reading Tips, and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on “Mildred Pierce,” Gabino Iglesias’s tips for a good reading, nonfiction from Shawn Vestal, and more.
Morning Bites: Dana Spiotta, Sean H. Doyle Interviewed, Helen Oyeyemi, Olivia Laing’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Rachel Kushner and Dana Spiotta in conversation, interviews with Sean H. Doyle and Helen Oyeyemi, and more.
In our afternoon reading: checking in with David Bowie, a musical Rick Moody project, news from the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and more.
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: Interviews With Teddy Wayne & Ian Svenonius, Eric Raymond Reviewed, Epic Kate Beaton, and More
“…I experienced the same slew of emotions I think most first-time writers do when my debut novel came out: excitement, but also anxiety over its emergence into the public. I started thinking about how actual celebrities negotiate the stresses of their much higher-stakes jobs–and then wondered how an adolescent might handle it.” Shelf Awareness interviewed The Love Song of Jonny Valentine author Teddy Wayne. New nonfiction from Sean H. Doyle: “The Day Walt Disney Died.” Ian Svenonius talked Supernatural Strategies […]
Musicians have been a presence in fiction for years, and are unlikely to depart its pages any time soon. Whether exploring the privileged life of a rock star or focusing on the gritty reality of a struggling drummer or guitarist, men and women making music exert an undeniable pull on the imagination of writers.
“…these paranormal tales, drawn mostly written or rewritten by Kirby and completely drawn by Kirby, are like art projects launched thirty-something years into the future.” A look at Jack Kirby’s Spirit World. Artforum has an excerpt from Ian Svenonius’s Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock’n’Roll Group. Abraham Riesman’s “What We Laugh About When We Laugh About Pyongyang” is well worth your time. Ali Smith’s Artful: reviewed. Teddy Wayne talks Justin Bieber at The Morning News. Michael Robbins was interviewed at The Believer. Follow Vol. 1 […]