Posts Tagged: small town life

Finding the Finally: Alice Anderson Discusses Some Bright Morning, I’ll Fly Away


Alice Anderson on her memoir, Some Bright Morning, I’ll Fly Away, drag, and motherhood. ...more

Peeping under the Goddamn Door: The Price of Empathy in S-Town


[F]or the first time, I really see the tradeoffs between privacy and honest-to-god, up-close empathy. ...more

Lone Star Cinema


In clinging to a set of memories that fade more every day, maybe I’m also clinging to an idyllic version of my own past. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Jessa Crispin


Jessa Crispin talks about The Dead Ladies Project and The Creative Tarot, founding Bookslut, why she has an antagonistic relationship with the publishing industry, and her estrangement from modern feminism. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Jenny Lawson


Jenny Lawson talks about her second memoir, Furiously Happy, mental illness, and growing up in small-town Texas. ...more

This Week in Short Fiction


Playing off of Jerry Seinfeld’s video series, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” The Morning News introduced a new column earlier this month called “Novelists in Restaurants Eating Food.” Roxane Gay offered up the first samplingand this Wednesday, Jami Attenburg contributed the second, “Café de la Esquina.” Should there be doubts as to the genre of the review/not review, the editors left a hashtag-fiction indicator at the bottom for us.