Posts Tagged: Jorge Luis Borges
Today would have been the 112th birthday of Jorge Luis Borges, the esteemed Argentine writer who championed the science fiction genre with his depictions of unreality.
This is an archived Paris Review interview he did back in July of 1966 that tracks his daily routine, notes the idiosyncrasies of his speech and the epic qualities that he admires in West Side Story....more
Dzanc Books is one of my favorite recently-minted small publishers, and not just because their first two titles were by my brilliant friend Roy Kesey. Just check out their mission statement for an idea why I like them.
They have begun publishing an annual anthology, modeled on the Pushcart Prize, that collects the “Best of the Web.” The 2008 edition was edited by Steve Almond (who, by the way, will be reading at our event next Monday), and the 2009 edition was edited by Lee K....more