Posts Tagged: the fallback plan

The Rumpus Interview with Leigh Stein

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Leigh Stein discusses her new memoir, Land of Enchantment, co-founding Out of the Binders, and why most of her projects begin as "an idea that someone else pushes back on." ...more

Leigh Stein at BOMBLOG

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This week’s installment of BOMB’s Word Choice” is four poems by Leigh Stein, whose new collection, Dispatch from the Future, launches July 19th at Melville House.

The poems, like Stein’s debut novel, The Fallback Plana depiction of after-college limbo—strike a powerful balance between humor and melancholy, reference and storytelling.

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Leigh Stein Interview

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HTML Giant has been conducting a week-long interview with Leigh Stein, author of The Fallback Plan (one of the books featured in Roxane Gay’s piece this week). Today, Stein answered questions about the novel’s jokes, and her experience writing poetry.

“She’s making jokes in her head to cover up how bad it feels to be treated like her problems don’t really matter, when to her they feel as significant as a brain tumor.

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