Afternoon Bites: Talking With Ken Baumann, Elmore Leonard on Films, Short Songs, Kyle Minor, and More


There is a decidedly eerie portrait of Sam Lipsyte on the cover of this week’s Portland Mercury. (More details here.)

Elisabeth Donnelly has a new essay up at The Paris Review.

Elmore Leonard on westerns.

The Collagist has an excerpt up from Katherine Bucknell’s +1.

Kyle Minor was interviewed at Identity Theory.

Douglas Wolk on the art of short songs.

Blake Butler interviewed Ken Baumann.

THE2NDHAND founder Todd Dills is raising funds for a new collection of stories.

Calum Marsh on the films of Chris Marker.

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