In today’s New York Times Book Review, there’s a great essay by Cheryl Strayed responding to the prompt “Is This a Golden Age for Woman Essayists?” She rightly tears the question to shreds. And yet, I’ll admit it. I tend to gravitate towards writers who are women, both in terms of what I read and who I befriend....more
Posts Tagged: Kate Zambreno
Saturday 9/20: Amber Atiya, Keegan Lester, Emily Present, Cecily Iddings, Katie Fowley, Liz Clark Wessel, Lucia Stacey, Anna Marschalk-Burns, Alexis Pope, Amy Lawless, and Bridget Talone celebrate the latest issue of The Atlas Review. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Paulo Scott, Katie Gerlach, and Eric Becker discuss Nowhere People (August 2014), Scott’s novel about a cross-cultural love story translated from the Brazilian....more
If you haven’t already, take a little gander at our posts from this weekend!
“How’s your day been?” and other things women have said to Calenture in Australian brothels. Like “Do you mind if I drink from your glass?” and “Don’t get it in my hair or I’ll kill you.”
Steven Church delves into that peculiar way people in California both desire and dread earthquakes....more
“I’m exposing faultlines, dealing especially with rhetoric. Showing that heterosexuality is a disease, or at least its inheritance.” Novelist, theorist, historian and blog-girl, Kate Zambreno gives up a meaty, definitive interview....more
Discussions about gender are often framed as either/or propositions. Men are from Mars and women are from Venus, or so we are told, as if this means we’re all so different it is nigh impossible to reach each other....more
Happy day after America Day, everyone! I know it’s not Sunday, when I’m usually here, but I’m here today anyway—on a Monday—just to mess with your head. So here’s what Rumpus books was up to last week....more