In our morning reading: new writing from Bud Smith and Rios de la Luz, an interview with Jami Attenberg, and more.
In our morning reading: checking in with the members of Erase Errata, Spencer Ackerman on comics, an interview with Kristin Hersh, and more.
In 2011, we published Eric Nelson’s short story “A Drink Among Friends.” Four years later, that story is one of several in Leverage, Nelson’s new collection, released earlier this year on King Shot Press. Full of visceral glimpses into recent history, and featuring an array of flawed and sometimes violent characters, Leverage makes for a memorable read. I checked in with Nelson via email to learn more about his working process, the origin of some of the stories in the […]
Morning Bites: Akhil Sharma, “Astral Weeks” Revisited, Meghan Daum, Eric Nelson Interviewed, and More
In our Wednesday morning reading: interviews with Meghan Daum and Eric Nelson, Akhil Sharma wins the Folio Prize, new writing from Aaron Gilbreath, and more.
Morning Bites: Kim Gordon and Carrie Brownstein, Dennis Cooper on xTx, Eric Nelson, Horror Soundtracks, and More
In our Tuesday morning reading: Kim Gordon and Carrie Brownstein in conversation, Dennis Cooper on xTx’s new book, notes on horror soundtracks, Eric Nelson on his new collection, and more.
The books that we’re most excited for this month are a wildly varied bunch, ranging from work that pushes the boundaries of memoir to a collection of novellas from one of our favorite contemporary authors. Incisive satire, blistering experimental fiction, and journeys into literary history: this March has something for virtually all literary tastes. Read on for some of the highlights of the month to come.
For the latest installment in our 3-Minute Story series, we’ll be turning to a subject that has fueled many a novel, essay, short story, and song: love. There have been great works written about love in all of its forms (and in its absence), and the group of readers we’ve assembled for this one will explore numerous all aspects of it.
In March, Eric Nelson’s collection Leverage will be released on King Shot Press. Given that Eric co-hosted Almost Live at Mellow Pages, and that we published his story “A Drink Among Friends,” we’re decidedly excited about this one. And now there’s a new trailer for the collection, featuring assorted blurbs, which you can watch below.