Morning Bites: Jarvis Cocker editing, DFW’s possible fabrications, flash fiction, and more

Faber & Faber hires Jarvis Cocker as its editor-at-large.  We’re pretty sure Jarvis is the secret sauce the publishing industry needs to get rolling again.

  • Justin Taylor reviews Denis Johnson’s Train Dreams.
  • Guernica has a new flash fiction series.
  • J. M. Coetzee moves his papers to the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas.
  • Tavis Smiley to tackle poverty in a new series on PBS.