In our morning reading: a playlist from Christine Sneed, an interview with Keziah Weir, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Amber Sparks on Literary Prizes, Counterculture Media, Revisiting Toni Morrison, and More
In our afternoon reading: new writing from Amber Sparks, revisiting countercultural media from the 1960s, and more.
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Bethany C. Morrow’s novel, an interview with Amber Sparks, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Brandon Taylor’s Latest, Amit Chaudhuri Interviewed, Amber Sparks Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Brandon Taylor’s new collection, an interview with Torrey Peters, and more.
Weekend Bites: Gina Apostol’s Latest, Tim Kinsella, Amber Sparks Nonfiction, Jameson Fitzpatrick, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on books by Gina Apostol and Magnus Mills, new writing by Amber Sparks, and more.
Afternoon Bites: B.R. Yeager, Guillermo Stitch’s Latest, Amber Sparks, Tim Horvath Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on B.R. Yeager’s new novel, essays by Amber Sparks and Nina McConigley, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a review of JD Scott’s new book, an interview with Amber Sparks, and more.
Say you’re a fiction writer and you’d like to allude to the communications technologies of the present moment. There are plenty of ways you can do this, from coming up with your own lightly-altered versions of real-world services to embracing an accurate picture of your smartphone’s suite of apps circa the moment you’re putting words on paper. The difficulty with the latter, though, is that the ups and downs of the tech world don’t always match up with the time it takes to get a book published; the way that Vine went from buzzed-about to deprecated in a relatively short period of time illustrates just how difficult of a juggling act this can be.