In our morning reading: interviews with Chelsea Bieker and Emily Gould, poetry by Natalie Eilbert, and more.
Morning Bites: Sarah Rose Etter, Natalie Diaz Interviewed, Max Porter and Will Oldham, Beth Lisick Excerpted, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Sarah Rose Etter and George Scialabba, an interview with Natalie Diaz, and more.
Morning Bites: Igiaba Scego, Max Porter Interviewed, Morgan Jerkins, Vampire Weekend’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on novels by Igiaba Scego and Matt Cardin, an interview with Max Porter, and more.
Afternoon Bites: David Berman, Max Porter’s Latest, Jay Bernard, Ed Brubaker and Megan Abbott, and More
In our afternoon reading: checking in with David Berman, thoughts on books by Max Porter and Jay Bernard, and more.
In our afternoon reading: exploring new novels by Max Porter and Isabel Waidner, an interview with Juliet Escoria, and more.
Morning Bites: Karen Russell, Literary Las Vegas, Max Porter Interviewed, Peter Rock’s Playlist,and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Karen Russell and Max Porter, a playlist from Peter Rock, and more.
In our morning reading: fiction from Ted Chiang and Sarah McCarry, writers share their rituals, and more.
Max Porter’s Grief is the Thing with Feathers is a heartbreaking work that riffs off Emily Dickinson’s poem “‘Hope’ is the Thing with Feathers” emptying it of its signification, filling it with black feathers, cursing crows, and loss. What I find most fascinating about the book is the very thing I didn’t seem to care for when I began reading. He lays symbolic representation naked upon the page in such a way that the reader must struggle with the overt […]