In our afternoon reading: interviews with Wendy C. Ortiz and Matthew Salesses, fiction from Sara Majka, interesting small press books released in October, and more.
Morning Bites: Ex Hex’s Album, Gillian Flynn’s Influences, Chloe Caldwell Interviewed, Greil Marcus’s Latest, and More
Maura Johnston on Ex Hex, Stephin Merritt on two-letter words, an interview with Chloe Caldwell, Gillian Flynn on her influences, a look at Greil Marcus’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Hartford Whalers Poetry, Warren Ellis’s Playlist, Destruction Unit Interviewed, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Shalom Auslander, and More
Stephin Merritt talks science fiction (and more), the Hartford Whalers are immortalized in a poem, Warren Ellis shares a Dead Pig Collector playlist, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Shalom Auslander team up, and more.
Upstairs at the Square takes place, as the name suggests, at the Barnes and Noble at Union Square. The series has an endearingly informal feel, with several rows of chairs arranged in an ad hoc manner, facing a sparse stage in front of a plain green backdrop. Pairing a writer with a musician gives the proceedings the feel of a laid-back variety show, as both perform selections from their work in turn. On Thursday, March 8th, Upstairs at the Square […]