In our afternoon reading: Molly Crabapple revisited Sabahattin Ali’s fiction, an interview with Roxane Gay, and more.
Morning Bites: Bud Smith Nonfiction, Yukiko Motoya, Claudia Castro Luna’s Poetry, Writing Resolutions, and More
In our morning reading: new writing by Bud Smith, reviews of books by Yukiko Motoya and Claudia Castro Luna, and more.
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Mitchell S. Jackson and Oakley Hall, new writing from Mairead Case, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jeff Jackson, James Reich Interviewed, Matthew Gavin Frank Nonfiction, Great Book Covers, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Jeff Jackson’s new novel, writing from Matthew Gavin Frank, and much more.
Morning Bites: Gabino Iglesias Interviewed, Anna Burns, Nancy Hightower Nonfiction, Nuruddin Farah, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Gabino Iglesias, reviews of new novels by Anna Burns and Nuruddin Farah, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “The Milk Bowl of Feathers,” Chaya Bhuvaneswar Interviewed, Jason Molina Remembered, Ryley Walker, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on a new surrealist anthology, interviews with Chaya Bhuvaneswar and Natasha Trethewey, and more.
With his debut novel Zero Saints, Gabino Iglesias had created a genre that blended horror, crime, and surrealism and gave an authentic voice to those hustling and scrapping to survive along the Texas/Mexico border. Barrio noir is back with Coyote Songs, and hot damn, is it back with a vengeance.
Afternoon Bites: Kiese Laymon, Helen McClory Fiction, Revisiting “Nancy,” Weird Crime Novels, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Kiese Laymon’s new book, exploring weird crime fiction, and much more.