Eric Paul has been writing since his days as singer for the celebrated noise-rock band Arab on Radar. The Providence-based poet recently released his latest book A Popular Place to Explode to critical acclaim on Heartworm Press, run by Wesley Eisold of Cold Cave and the hardcore band American Nightmare. The New York release party for this is on Saturday at Over the Eight in Brooklyn. I asked Paul questions over email about absurdity and being mentored by writers you […]
In our weekend reading: remembering James Salter; notes on fatherhood and music, why sea monsters loom large in Providence, and much more.
Morning Bites: New César Aira, NBCC Awards, Rob Spillman and Elissa Schappell Interviewed, Amateur Night at the Apollo, and More
In our Friday morning reading: new fiction from César Aira, new nonfiction from Eric Paul, an interview with Rob Spillman and Elissa Schappell, venturing into Amateur Night at the Apollo, notes on Sam Cooke, and more.
Thoughts on the new Jawbreaker reissue, writing from Molly Rose Quinn, Lynn Lurie, and Susannah Felts, thoughts on hybrid works using text and images, and more.