During the eight months he was sentenced to Rikers Island, a poet named Lauren Ireland wrote postcards to Lil Wayne. The rapper never responded, but the writer compiled them into a tiny purple book. ...more
I began the novel late one gray-skyed evening, under one of those warm spring rains that make everything a little greener, a little more earthy. Not unlike the first night the guests spend in the Hill House....more
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Kevin Dean is a writer based in Cairo, Egypt, where he works as an editor for an American publishing house. He co-authored an adaptation of the best-selling Egyptian novel Taxi by Khaled al-Khamissi, which was performed in downtown Cairo in 2013 and, most recently, selected for publication in Tahrir Tales: Plays from the Egyptian Revolution (University of Chicago Press, 2016).