In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Lydia Kiesling, fiction by Alexis M. Smith, and much more.
In our morning reading: R. O. Kwon on food, thoughts on Jeff Jackson’s forthcoming novel, and much more.
Confessions of The Lovestruck by Leland Cheuk 2001 China launched an unmanned spacecraft named Shenzhou 2. Apple debuted iTunes. And Carrie Kahl auditioned for The Lovestrikes. I remember it better than the day we heard “Blood Hunger” went platinum. She had jet-black hair, blue eyes under thick mascara and eye shadow, and lipstick the color of pork’s blood. She wore denim shorts cut off at the knees and a tank top made out of an XL t-shirt with the sleeves […]
Morning Bites: Nicola Griffith’s Latest, Leland Cheuk, Sasha Fletcher Fiction, Lauren Groff, and More
In our morning reading: a review of Nicola Griffith’s new book, fiction by Leland Cheuk and Sasha Fletcher, and more.
Morning Bites: Luis Alberto Urrea Interviewed, Man Booker International Prize Longlist, Alexander Chee Nonfiction, Dessa, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Luis Alberto Urrea and Dessa, new writing by Alexander Chee and Peter Markus, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Marie Darrieussecq on Books, Leland Cheuk, Monica Drake and Portland, Richard Hell Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Marie Darrieussecq and Leland Cheuk, literary depictions of Portland, Oregon, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Durga Chew-Bose, fiction by Sarah Wang, thoughts on punk reunions and activism, and more.
Weekend Bites: Leland Cheuk, Sarah Gerard Nonfiction, Constance Ann Fitzgerald, The Gotobeds, and More
In our weekend reading: new writing by Leland Cheuk, Sarah Gerard, and Constance Ann Fitzgerald; an interview with Jac Jemc; and more.