In our morning reading: remembering Philip Levine and Maggie Estep, new writing from Sharma Shields, a playlist from Seth Greenland, and more.
Philip Levine give his last lecture as poet laureate. Sarah Manguso talks to The Rumpus. Chloe Caldwell talks to Brad Listi on the Other People podcast. Maura Johnston reviews T.M. Wolf’s Sound. Two new Animal Collective songs. Hillary isn’t running in 2016. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Morning Bites: Winston Churchill’s Style, Occupy Sondheim, Pennsylvania Robots, Nick Dybek, and More
Occupy Stephen Sondheim. No Pulitzer for fiction this year. Nick Moran at The Millions calls it a “curious statement.” Our own Jason Diamond discusses Winston Churchill’s style for The Paris Review. Largehearted Boy gets Book Notes from Greg Dybek. Philip Levine talks to Tablet. Neal Ungerleider of Fast Company goes to University of Pennsylvania to talk to the men who design the robots that will probably rise up and enslave us one day. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
This morning we’ve got the secret to not being robbed in London, things people thought would happen in the future, Gary Lutz, Virginia Woolf, and much more.