In our weekend reading: Elizabeth Hand revisited Shirley Jackson, an interview with James Reich, and more.
It’s now been over a century since Shirley Jackson was born, and her work continues to reveal new facets and delve into the substance of life and our anxieties–both quotidian and cosmic. In a 2017 essay for Nightmare Magazine, author John Langan makes a convincing case that Jackson’s influence on the horror genre remains underrated–and then examines the myriad ways in which her work echoes through a seemingly-disparate array of books written in the decades following her death.
Morning Bites: Kirstin Valdez Quade Interviewed, Ruth Franklin on Shirley Jackson, Gretchen Felker-Martin’s Novel, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Kirstin Valdez Quade, thoughts on the new Garcia Peoples album, and more.
Weekend Bites: Amitava Kumar Interviewed, Lincoln Michel’s New Novel, Shirley Jackson-Inspired Fiction, and More
In our weekend reading: an interview with Amitava Kumar, thoughts on Lincoln Michel’s new novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Sheree Renée Thomas’s Playlist, Bethany C. Morrow and Tochi Onyebuchi, Antiracist Poetry, Kathryn Scanlan, and More
In our morning reading: a playlist from Sheree Renée Thomas, Bethany C. Morrow and Tochi Onyebuchi in conversation, and more.
Weekend Bites: Saeed Jones, Shirley Jackson on Screen, Jean Kyoung Frazier, Revisiting James Baldwin, and More
In our weekend reading: new writing by Saeed Jones, excerpts from books by Jean Kyoung Frazier and Joe Meno, and more.
Morning Bites: Mary Miller, Nebula Award Winners, Anna Moschovakis Interviewed, Shirley Jackson on Film, and More
In our morning reading: a review of Mary Miller’s new novel, an interview with Anna Moschovakis, and more.
Morning Bites: Damon Locks, Kristen Arnett’s Latest, Sally Rooney, Edward Gorey’s Biography, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on new music from Damon Locks, an interview with Hermione Hoby, and more.