Posts Tagged: Ayana Mathis
“Deep Heart’s Core: Poetry & Mystery.” Come witness a conversation between poets Katie Donovan and James Lenfestey....more
Over at the New York Times, Ayana Mathis and Siddhartha Deb consider which subjects are most underrepresented in contemporary literature: joy and struggling for a place to live....more
For the New York Times, Ayana Mathis and Thomas Mallon explore whether or not fiction based on historical events has a “responsibility to the truth.” While Mallon discusses how to remain within “the situational ethics” of historical fiction, Mathis differentiates between “truth” and “fact,” suggesting that fiction “is an expression of some recognizable and resonant iteration of experience.”...more
Monday 11/11: Jim Ruland’s Vermin on the Mount presents an evening in partnership with VLAK and Razorcake, featuring readings by Louis Armand, Melissa Broder, Juliet Escoria, Ariana Kelly, Damien Ober, and Scott O’Connor. 7 p.m. at Book Show.
Tuesday 11/12: Ayana Mathis reads from The Twelve Tribes of Hattie....more