“Book designer and metal type master Russell Maret has begun a fundraising campaign on Kickstarterto try to raise $25,000 to have Micah Currier engrave and cast a new proprietary metal type family at the Dale Guild Type Foundry.” – Via Imprint. Sugar is revealed! Sally Errico at The New Yorker talks to Cheryl Strayed about being the mysterious advice giver on The Rumpus. Deborah Eisenberg and Wallace Shawn read Gregor von Rezzori’s An Ermine in Czernopol at the Center for Fiction on February 22nd. […]
Our James Joyce logo
Posted by Jason Diamond I think we’ve mentioned how pretty much anything Jimmy Chen posts will probably be your best experience on that given day. Last week he tweeted at us that he made us a logo for 6/16/12 (Bloomsday), but we figured it’s worth posting since today is James Joyce’s birthday and all… Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr. Got tips for Bites? Info@Vol1brooklyn.com
Morning Bites: Richard Hell, Bram Stoker’s diary, Blake Butler on the radio, old soccer balls, and more
Richard Hell’s memoir is acquired by Ecco. It will be titled I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp. You know somebody at Ecco is slapping themselves and saying, “Why couldn’t he have just called it “Some (Other) Kids” or something like that?” (Thanks Bryan Waterman for the tip.) The private journals of Bram Stoker have been found. I guess you can call them The Real Vampire Diaries. Blake Butler talks about insomnia on the Brian Lehrer show. A more […]
What Would George Plimpton Do (WWGPD?): Paris Review Imitators
Posted by Jason Diamond I read HTML GIANT every single day of the week, so how did I miss this? I wonder if Lorin Stein is laughing about this on the Paris Review blog, but behind closed doors he’s actually saying “That Jimmy Chen is a dead motherfucker!”?