Posts Tagged: Maria Semple

Don’t Touch, Be Touched


Publishers stress that readers nowadays want to feel like they’re in a relationship with an author. But I’ve just put everything I know into writing and in exchange you pay me $25 for a book. Can’t we be done?

At Lit Hub, Maria Semple talks with Jami Attenberg about comparing yourself to other writers and the irritable nature of social media.


The Rumpus Interview with Nina Stibbe


Author Nina Stibbe discusses her new novel Paradise Lodge, our obsession with character likeability, and how she more than flirts with feminism. ...more