Posts Tagged: scott hutchins

A World Made of Words

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At ZYZZYVA, Christian Kiefer talks with novelist Scott Hutchins and playwright Octavio Solis about learning and developing as writers, the difference between writing plays and writing novels, and writing as a craft: It’s an art. There’s alchemy in the process by which we go from a blank page to something that has its own reality. A world […]

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Reaching Across the Bay Bridge

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In a sort of Bay Area meeting of minds, Scott Hutchins, author of a novel about San Francisco and Silicon Valley, profiles Michael Chabon, whose latest novel takes place mainly in Oakland and Berkeley. Read it to learn about Chabon’s love for the East Bay, his similarities to Charles Dickens, and Telegraph Avenue‘s beginnings as a […]

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Let A Rumpus Pal Choose Your Next Book

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Bookish, the new website that helps you choose and buy books based on input from writers, editors, and publishers, has a post up by Rumpus contributor/interviewee Scott Hutchins. Read it if you’re interested in books concerning father/son relationships and want recommendations from someone who wrote a whole novel on the subject. His suggestions range from Nick […]

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Free Books Still Rad

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Rumpus interviewee/contributor Scott Hutchins on the importance of libraries: “I’m from a town with no bookstore, so there would have been no option for books except for the library. The library was pretty much everything.” There are significantly fewer maternal librarians on Amazon, that’s for sure.

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Twitter Fiction Festival A Success

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Previously, we blogged about Rumpus contributor Elliott Holt’s Twitter mystery. As it turns out, Rumpus contributor and interviewee Scott Hutchins wrote one as well, a San Francisco noir called “The Nanny.” They were both part of the five-day Twitter Fiction Festival, which the Los Angeles Times calls the “first official effort to organize and present a […]

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Seeming versus Being

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“Ultimately, A Working Theory of Love examines, quite successfully, our semi-delusional approach to interpersonal relationships and contemplates whether the world comes down on the side of seem or be—or if it remains negotiated in the space in between.” BOMBLOG takes a closer look at the exploration of the “mind-body problem” in Scott Hutchins’ new novel, A […]

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