Afternoon Bites: Porochista Khakpour, Paul Beatty Interviewed, Adrienne Celt, Cursed Paintings, and More


Esmé Weijun Wang talked with Porochista Khakpour at Electric Literature.

In related news, Slate reviewed Khakpour’s new memoir Sick.

Paul Beatty was interviewed at Literary Hub.

Here’s a report from a Split Screens Festival panel in which Matt Zoller Seitz talked with Megan Abbott, Alice Bolin, and Sarah Weinman.

At Jezebel, Maria Sherman revisited The Carrie Diaries.

Underwater New York has released a digital chapbook by Rebecca Pyle.

The Millions talked with Adrienne Celt about her new novel.

Real Life delved into the history of a cursed painting.

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