I first met Ned Vizzini at a Literary Death Match a few years ago in the East Village. He’s the author of a number of acclaimed YA novels, along with some smart essays on fiction and genre. Earlier this year, I spoke with his screenwriting partner Nick Antosca; the two are now on the writing staff of the show Last Resort. Our conversation focused on Vizzini’s new novel The Other Normals, which follows a summer in the life of Perry, a […]
Afternoon Bites: Inside Numero Group, Talking With Ned Vizzini, Jami Attenberg on Kelly Clarkson, and More
Spin has an in-depth look at the excellent Chicago-based reissue label Numero Group. Jami Attenberg on Kelly Clarkson. (That’s really all you need to know, I’d say.) Ken Baumann and Ned Vizzini sat down for a conversation at HTML Giant. Emma Straub is in this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, and that is a fine thing. Moby Lives has a chat with Kevin Sampsell of Future Tense Press and Powell’s. That time Bob Dylan met Paul Westerberg… There is no way you […]
Afternoon Bites: The Shape of Wine Spritzers to Come, Lloyd Dobler Gets Literary, Rosecrans Baldwin on Literary Paris, and More
Four words: Say Anything fan fiction. Rosie Schaap updates the wine spritzer. The excellent Maris Kreizman is interviewed about Slaughterhouse 90210. Rosecrans Baldwin recommends some books about Paris. Courtney Maum on the launch of One Story‘s One Teen Story spin-off. Ned Vizzini on George R.R. Martin and genre. Jacqueline Mabey’s essay “Notes: On Intimacy” is good reading. Bob Newhart, interviewed at The AV Club. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.