Afternoon Bites: The Aislers Set Return, Kate Zambreno on Kathy Acker, Margaret Atwood’s New Collection, Elena Ferrante, and More


The Aislers Set are again playing shows, and Bristle Up talked with singer/guitarist AV Linton.

Kate Zambreno shares an excerpt from a forthcoming essay on Kathy Acker.

Matt Bell reviewed Margaret Atwood’s collection Stone Mattress for the Times. Bell also has new fiction at Booth.

New writing from Chloe Caldwell is up on Medium.

John Freeman on Elena Ferrante.

Stuff has a moving look at the life and music of Peter Gutteridge.

Checking in with The Vaselines at Pitchfork.

Tashi Dorji on the music that’s presently impressing him.

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