In our morning reading: interviews with Joshua Mohr and Troy James Weaver, the Story Prize finalists for 2017, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Louise Erdrich and Mark Frost, the contributors for the anthology “A Shadow Map,” and much more.
In our weekend reading: thoughts on novels by Jade Sharma and Nathan Hill, interviews with Alice Bag and Peter Tieryas, and more.
Due to the holiday, we’ll be on a reduced schedule for the rest of this weekend. Sunday Stories will return next week, and normal posting will resume on Tuesday.
Afternoon Bites: Jacqueline Woodson, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer Interviewed, Michael J. Seidlinger’s YA Novel, Ryan W. Bradley, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jacqueline Woodson and Dennis Cooper, talking YA with Michael J. Seidlinger, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Firecracker Awards Finalists, Lynn Steger Strong Nonficton, Steve Erickson, and More
In our afternoon reading: this year’s Firecracker Award nominees, new writing from Lynn Steger Strong, Jonathan Lethem on Steve Erickson, and more.
Morning Bites: Helen Oyeyemi, Ryan W. Bradley’s Latest, Chris Abani Interviewed, Homero Aridjis, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Helen Oyeyemi, excerpts from books by Kaitlyn Greenidge and Homero Aridjis, and much more.
Ryan W. Bradley‘s fiction can be as intense and haunting as the stark Alaskan landscapes that frequently serve as its backdrop. Many of the stories in Nothing But the Dead and Dying feature characters pushed to their limit, facing insurmountable conflicts or the collapse of something they’ve held dear. At the heart of his earlier novel Winterswim was a massively screwed-up father-son dynamic, running alongside a narrative of obsession and murder. I talked with Bradley about the role of place […]
Afternoon Bites: Ryan W. Bradley’s Library, Mallory Ortberg on Unread Books, Joy Williams on Lucia Berlin’s Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: scenes from Ryan W. Bradley’s library, Leslie Jamison and Charles D’Ambrosio in conversation, notes on Gun Outfit, and more.