Today we have an interview with Emily Rapp. Here, too, for Mother’s Day, is Emily’s “This Mother’s Day, I Am No Longer a Mother.”
Congrats to one of the most generous writers I know, Caroline Leavitt, whose novel Is This Tomorrow came out Tuesday.
David Foster Wallace’s wise and moving “This Is Water” speech is made into a “short film” (almost a music video), and I have the urge to send it to everyone I know.
A fascinating analysis of The Great Gatsby (yes, the novel, not the latest trendy film version) by an obsessed nay-sayer.
Last week I mentioned Gloria Harrison’s appearance on This American Life. Hear it.
The poet Mary Biddinger’s second book, O Holy Insurgency, is out from Black Lawrence Press.
This book trailer for David Gilbert’s & Sons is not just unique and compelling, it’s really funny.
Noticed the difference between book covers of books by women and books by men? Well, so has the Huffington Post. The chuckles are because it’s so ridiculously true. I have some recent personal experience with this, and it seems so does nearly every other woman writer I encounter…
Gayle Brandeis’ Artbound piece on Rob Roberge could get him turned into a documentary if you go vote.
Mag Gabbert’s new one at The Nervous Breakdown made me tear up at a communal table surrounded by charcuterie and will teach me to read off my iPhone in public.
Today is the last day of this luminous exhibition, Picasso and Chicago.
And we’re in our final weeks of enrollment to come write with Other Voices in Mexico from July 5-14.