Two newish reviews are out in the world. At Kenyon Review Online, I wrote about Marcy Dermansky’s novel, The Red Car, and Numéro Cinq has my thoughts on Rodrigo Fresán’s The Invented Part. Both books are wild in their own ways. That is all.Read More Stuff and Things
Three recent book reviews have surfaced. Behold: I rambled on about Elise Levine’s Blue Field at Numéro Cinq I waxed poetic about D. Foy’s Patricide at Rain Taxi I (fill in the blank) about Robert Walser’s Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories at Electric Literature All three are great reads, if you’re looking for something to read. If you’re not, they’re still great reads. […]Read More Updates! (Updated!)
Two pieces of information: First, Kenyon Review Online published my review of Diane Williams’ great story collection, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, which you can read here. Second, COG published my short story, “What Did the Boy Do When He Came Back to Life?” in their newest issue. In it, I namecheck The Goonies, WWF Wrestling, Koko B. Ware, and more. […]Read More The Goonies, Koko B. Ware, and Diane Williams, together at last!
I have a couple of new book reviews out in the world. For Cleaver, I wrote about Donald Quist’s essay collection, Harbors, and at Electric Literature, I have a piece on Melanie Finn’s new novel, The Gloaming.Read More A little update
A few new items have popped up recently. One is a tiny essay I wrote called “Exoneration,” which appears in the latest issue of 5×5. It’s only one sentence long, but that sentence is far from short. Also out are a couple of book reviews. At NC, I got to talk about Masande Ntshanga’s amazing novel, The Reactive. And I was […]Read More Some (new) News
Some new(ish) book reviews: At Numéro Cinq, I wrote about Hubert Haddad’s novel Rochester Knockings. For The Georgia Review, I covered Tracy Daugherty’s Empire of the Dead (this is only available in the print edition). I talked about two books at Vol. 1 Brooklyn: Amber Sparks’s new collection, The Unfinished World, and Nance Van Winckel’s Ever Yrs.Read More New Stuff
Two new book reviews out in the world. For Kenyon Review Online, I break down David Bezmozgis’s excellent novel, The Betrayers. Then, at Numéro Cinq, I talk about Jeff Parker’s nonfiction journal/travelogue, Where Bears Roam the Streets. Both books are very, very different, but they share geography, with The Betrayers set on the Crimean coastline and a large chunk of Parker’s narrative also unfolding along the […]Read More To the Black Sea: 2 New Book Reviews