In our morning reading: a playlist from Laird Hunt, fiction by Rachel Lyon, and much more.
Morning Bites: sam sax Poetry, David R. Bunch Reissued, Sophie Saint Thomas, Tim Hecker’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: poetry by sam sax, a review of Tim Hecker’s new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Amber Sparks Fiction, Steven Soderbergh on Narratives, Helen Phillips, Joan Aiken Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: fiction from Amber Sparks and Helen Phillips, an interview with the director of “Green Room,” and more.
Afternoon Bites: Teaching Flannery O’Connor, Jan Elizabeth Watson, Jon Ronson and “Frank,” GG Allin, and More
Thoughts on teaching the writings of Flannery O’Connor, Jon Ronson and Frank, Jan Elizabeth Watson discusses endings in fiction, new music from Total Control, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Tracey Thorn’s Memoir, Literary Crushes, Aaron Gilbreath on Nick Flynn, and More
Tracey Thorn — of Marine Girls and Everything But the Girl and a lauded solo career — has a memoir out in the UK. Douglas Wolk used the occasion to discuss highlights from her discography. Edward Champion, Roxane Gay, and more reveal their literary crushes. Blake Butler interviewing Tim Hecker? Yes, we’ll read that. Joyland lets you, for lack of a better word, choose your own adventure. The indubitable Aaron Gilbreath reviewed Nick Flynn’s The Reenactments for The Portland Mercury. If you’d like […]