“When you think you’re a seducer, it’s probably a lie, and when you are finally being tender, it may actually be a seduction. It’s like vegetarians: The true tragedy of that movement is they don’t understand vegetables. A tomato is more alive than most cows. I can guarantee it.” Scott McClanahan talked with Eric Nelson at The Airship.
The Literarian has a roundtable discussion on Gordon Lish and his influence on literary style.
storySouth’s Million Writers Award has announced their notable stories of 2012.
The Rumpus’s Katy Henriksen shares her memories of the Pitchfork Music Festival.