Posts Tagged: Richard Russo

The Rumpus Interview with Melissa Yancy


Melissa Yancy discusses her debut story collection Dog Years, using her day job for inspiration, and being “an old curmudgeon at heart.” ...more

Guildtalk #3: Lori Ostlund


For our ongoing Authors Guild series, Lori Ostlund speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Russo about what it means to live a literary life in the 21st century. ...more

Guildtalk #1: The Rumpus Interview with Eddie Joyce


Guildtalk, brought to you by The Rumpus and the Authors Guild, brings attention to exciting new voices in American literature. The first installment features Richard Russo and Eddie Joyce. ...more

The Characters Have Risen


At Salon, Lydia Kiesling compares the (brief) resurrections of David Chase’s Tony Soprano and Richard Ford’s Frank Bascombe, suggesting that the two creators might owe something to one another:

I can’t help seeing the debt that Chase owes to Ford—and likely the reverse—or simply the great spiritual overlap of these two emblems of American manhood.