Morning Bites: Jarvis Cocker editing, DFW’s possible fabrications, flash fiction, and more

Faber & Faber hires Jarvis Cocker as its editor-at-large.  We’re pretty sure Jarvis is the secret sauce the publishing industry needs to get rolling again. So maybe David Foster Wallace fabricated some things… Justin Taylor reviews Denis Johnson’s Train Dreams. Guernica has a new flash fiction series. J. M. Coetzee moves his papers to the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas. Tavis Smiley to tackle poverty in a new series on PBS.

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