In our morning reading: Ali Smith on J.G. Ballard, new writing by Aaron Burch, and much more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Tommy Pico and Eileen Myles, fiction from Gabino Iglesias, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Jenny Zhang, new writing by Aaron Burch, and much more.
The Plan by Aaron Burch The plan was to cull our money together. Cull? Pool? The plan was to pool our money together and buy a car. A boat of a car. A boat like for a pool. A lake of a pool. The plan was to drive across the country—one corner to the other, one hometown to another, here to there. That was the plan. The plan was for our plan, as hasty as it was, to not fall […]
In our weekend reading: an interview with Meredith Alling; essays by Aaron Lake Smith, Emily Gould, and Aaron Burch; and more.
From surreal and disquieting fiction to insightful and disarming essays, many of the books we’re most excited about in September are ones we’ve been waiting to see for a long time. Some are the first books by writers whose work we’ve enjoyed for a while; others collect short fiction from people whose longer-form work has already impressed us. Either way, there are a lot of captivating books due out this September; here are some of the books that have gotten […]
It’s funny how people perceive things. I saw the movie Stand by Me, which turns 30 this month, around the time I turned 7, right after the film was released on VHS. I remember the person behind the counter telling my babysitter who was helping me pick out movies that they’d just gotten the film in the day before. When we showed her the movie we’d picked, my stepmom asked if it was scary when we told her the movie […]
Afternoon Bites: Bhanu Kapil, Aaron Burch Interviewed, Garrard Conley Nonfiction, Monica Byrne, and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on revision and history from Bhanu Kapil, interviews with Monica Byrne and Aaron Burch, and more.