The Edge of Thirteen by Jen Michalski Welsh witch, gold dust woman, whatever you want to call her, when I first saw Stevie Nicks in the MTV video “Stand Back,” backlit and strutting toward a huge fan while on an elevated treadmill, her arms spread like a powerful chiffon bird, it was if she had swooped into our living room and stole my heart.
In our morning reading: Justin Taylor on the fiction of Rachel Ingalls, a report from an Astro Poets event, and much more.
Morning Bites: Jennifer Tseng and Idra Novey, John Freeman Gill Fiction, Gun Outfit’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Jennifer Tseng and Idra Novey in conversation, a playlist from Elizabeth Hand, and more.
In our morning reading: Ben Loory fiction, an essay by Helen McClory, a documentary about the Chills, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Danzy Senna’s new book, a list of international dystopian fiction, a conversation with Anders Nilsen, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Philip Roth on Politics, Steph Post’s Playlist, Neil Gaiman’s Bookshelf, Jen Michalski, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking politics with Philip Roth, thoughts on Jen Michalski’s latest book, a look at Neil Gaiman’s bookshelf, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Doris Lessing’s Legacy, Pitchfork In Print, Revisiting “Homage to Catalonia,” Jen Michalski, and More
This afternoon’s reading: Jody Rosen on Kanye West, Michelle Dean on Doris Lessing, Pitchfork’s new journal, and much more.