Interviews with Steve Reich, Nick Cave, and Ken Burns; new poetry from Rachel B. Glaser, Joseph Riippi on Luke B. Goebel’s new novel, new music from Jo Johnson, and more.
The making of the Making of Americans marathon reading. “As a child, books were a magical distraction from my anxiety — what, 20 years later would be diagnosed as obsessive-compulsive disorder. At school, every real-life, real-time decision — who to befriend, who to avoid — carried an infinite possibility of catastrophe, but I was safe when living inside a book.” Julia Fierro has a terrific essay up at The Millions. Damon Krukowski on alt-weeklies and the end of the Boston Phoenix. The […]
Went to: Blake Butler, Rachel B. Glaser, Jon Cotner & Andy Fitch, and Timothy Donnelly at WORD’s Indie Press Night
Posted by Tobias Carroll I spent Tuesday night at WORD in Greenpoint for their Indie Press Night series — this particular evening featuring five writers representing four independent presses. Here’s what I saw and heard.