Deborah Treisman, who heads the New Yorkers fiction department, talks about editing David Foster Wallace, and the methods in which they communicated at the GQ blog.
For a long time, he communicated exclusively by answering machine. I would leave him a message at some point during the day—he didn’t answer the phone—and then, late at night, when I was no longer at my desk, he would leave a very long response on my voicemail. I didn’t take this personally
- Over at the Chicago Sun Times, Roger Ebert remembers Charles Bukowski.
- Stephen King is playing Santa this year for 150 American soldiers can go home for the holidays.
- Pretty much everything Dennis Cooper likes in 2009, we agree with.
- Boston starting to warm up to Edgar Allen Poe.
- Eric Forbes on J.G. Farrell
- Tintin fever begins now?
- Real life Jungle Book friends in Georgia.
- Zines have their own wiki!
- A lit scene in Baltimore.