Samuel L. Jackson wants you to Wake the Fuck Up.
It’s almost time for The Great Write-Off. And not to late to sponsor someone…
Are you on your way to WeHo? I wish I were. Here’s where one of my favorite people, Tod Goldberg, will be.
The author of the David Foster Wallace bio, Every Love Story is a Ghost Story, talks with Brad Listi at Other People.
Speaking of Other People: what an absolutely fascinating correspondence between the writers David Quigg and Lauren Groff, on the nature of lost love and found hope. A small taste of what inspired David to contact Lauren, a total stranger to him, upon the dissolution of his marriage: the interview she gave with Listi at Other People, in which she said: “The skeptical, sophisticated majority of us who would scoff at the obvious futility of birthing utopias don’t seem to notice that we throw the best parts of ourselves into forming utopian communities. We call them ‘marriages.’ We call them ‘families.’” Wow. Fascinating stuff. Read this.
Before the content changes with the new issue, make sure you didn’t miss this Bookslut piece on Philip Roth and the secret book…
Stephen’s film, About Cherry, celebrates its Chicago premier on Friday, October 5, at the stunning Music Box Theater.
I’ve been in Mexico. We have our first few participants signing up for the Other Voices Querétaro writing program this July 5-14. I’m so excited that I want to talk your ear off about how great this is going to be, but instead I’ll spare you until I have a website to show you instead, and then I may just not shut up about it.