Posts Tagged: diane cook

What to Read When You’re a PEN Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize Winner

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The PEN 2018 Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize winners share books that have inspired them!

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As Long as What Is Said Is Understood: Talking with Lesley Nneka Arimah

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Lesley Nneka Arimah discusses her debut collection What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky, mother-daughter relationships, and the pleasures of genre fiction.

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Notable NYC: 12/3–12/9

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  Saturday 12/3: Natalie Diaz and T’ai Freedom Ford join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 12/4: Jonathan Lethem discusses Italo Calvino. The Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., $8. Alexandra Kleeman and Kelly Luce join the Sunday Night Fiction series. Kleeman’s latest collection of stories, Intimations, feature neurotic characters with deranged comedy. […]

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Notable NYC: 5/16–5/22

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Saturday 5/16: Joseph Bradshaw presents The New York School with Thom Donovan, Monica McClure, Iris Cushing, and others. Berl’s Poetry, 7 p.m., free. Philip Glass reads Words Without Music: A Memoir. 192 Books, 7 p.m., free. Kristen Gleason and Icy Spicy Leoncie join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30p.m., $5. Sunday 5/17: Sharma Shields reads The […]

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This Week in Short Fiction

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You can count on One Story as a sort of literary sieve, distilling story-sized servings of up-and-coming writers we should know, and soon enough will know, if we don’t know them already. Next week, One Story will host its annual Literary Debutante Ball, a party thrown in honor of those who’ve published stories with them and […]

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Been Here Before

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After years of anxious separation, people are finally relaxing about the literary/genre fiction divide. Over at Electric Literature, Tobias Carroll asks: now what? We’re now well into a period where literary writers are able to balance their love for horror (or science fiction, or fantasy) with their craft, and fewer and fewer bat an eye…But […]

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This Week in Short Fiction

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Every good story is rooted in conflict, and most of us learned the different types of conflict in our high school literature classes like clockwork, year in and year out: man v. man, man v. self, man v. society, man v. nature. To learn that last type, probably lots of us had to read Jack […]

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