Posts Tagged: erica jong

The Rumpus Interview with Joe Okonkwo

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Joe Okonkwo discusses his debut novel Jazz Moon, the quest for self-discovery, creative inspiration, and what it means to build a family when home is so very far away.

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Awkward Feminist

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The Guardian’s Anna Schachner has a run-down of the awkwardness that ensued between Roxane Gay and Erica Jong at the keynote address of the Decatur Book Festival on September 4th. While some audience members clapped, others shifted uncomfortably at the disconnect between Gay’s light-hearted opening and Jong’s seriousness. It was the first of many awkward […]

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A Mashup of Devils

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These days one doesn’t have to look strictly to horror movies to find devils.

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The Other Jong

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An interview with Erica Jong: “I was a graduate student at Columbia. I was teaching at City College. I was an academic. It never occurred to me that I had to take my name out of the phone book and hide a little bit. And then came Fear of Flying and every crazy lunatic gets […]

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