In our weekend reading: talking journals with Jennifer Maritza McCauley, Jeff VanderMeer on politics, and more.
Morning Bites: Olga Ravn’s Fiction, Climate Change and Books, Zac Smith’s Collection, and More
In our morning reading: reviews of books by Olga Ravn and Zac Smith, an interview with Catriona Ward, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lindsay Lerman’s Playlist, Revisiting Erase Errata, Zac Smith’s Stories, and More
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Lindsay Lerman, thoughts on Zac Smith’s new book, and more.
Weekend Bites: Melissa Chadburn’s Latest, Alyss Songsiridej Interviewed, Revisiting Roger Corman, and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Melissa Chadburn’s new book, an interview with Zac Smith, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alex Segura on Comics, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Films, Nina MacLaughlin on Moons, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Alex Segura, new writing by Nina MacLaughlin, and more.
Morning Bites: Lonnie Holley Returns, Zac Smith on Writing, “Mrs. Dalloway” Revisited, and More
In our morning reading: new work from Lonnie Holley, revisiting a Sara Gran novel, and more.
Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 53: Zac Smith)
ZAC SMITH is the author of 50 Barn Poems (CLASH, 2019) and Everything is Totally Fine (Muumuu House, 2021). His writing has appeared in various places like Hobart, Maudlin House, and X-R-A-Y. He is also the managing editor of Back Patio Press, which publishes small-batch books of literary fiction and poetry.
Vol.1 Brooklyn’s December 2019 Book Preview
Snow’s on the ground, the winds are chilly, and the holiday season looms. December can be an unexpected month for new books. But there are a host of gems due out in the coming weeks, including a number of great works in translation, some boldly inscribed poetry, and new and unpredictable novels from some of our favorite writers. Here are some December books that caught our eye.