Tag: short stories
Joel Breuklander: How to Never Argue about Genre Again: New American Stories, edited by Ben MarcusJuly 2015
Joel Breuklander on what this anthology says about the state of short American fiction.
A Nightmare of Violence and TerrorMay 2014
The PEN Prize-winning writer on his four-year journey as an undocumented immigrant, the “prison” of literary Arabic, and imagining a new Iraq.
Laura van den Berg: The Odd MomentMarch 2014
The author of The Isle of Youth on Florida, her influences, and the pressures of conformity that female writers face.
Mark Brazaitis: Suicide Epidemic Isn’t Only the Stuff of My FictionOctober 2013
One writer’s fictions overlap, alarmingly, with reality.
How to Make a LifeJuly 2013
The acclaimed novelist and short story writer talks about sensual sentences, the controversy surrounding his first novel, and why his “enemy is blasé, detached, ironic art of any kind.”