Afternoon Bites: Conjunctions, Geoff Dyer redux, and more

The fine journal Conjunctions will hold a release party for its fifty-sixth issue at BookCourt on May 20th. Readers include Benjamin Hale and Peter Straub; I believe Mr. Straub read a bit of his story from this issue at Largehearted Lit earlier this week, and it was deeply unsettling (in the best possible way).