Have you heard about the American Writers Museum?
The Little Village That Could: New Mexico’s Madrid (home of Rumpus alum Emily Rapp) rallies after a serious flood.
Patrick O’Neil leaves his sex buddy hanging…uh…literally, over at The Weeklings.
The Rise of Litcrawl, in the NYTimes.
Winner of the Hudson Prize.
Not an AWP kind of guy/gal, but want to get away this February and do something literary? The San Miguel de Allende Writers Conference has had guests like Cheryl Strayed and Luis Urrea—check it out.
National Book Awards longlist. Some brilliant writers, but only one small press title. Sigh. Maybe there’s just no-win to this prize thing…
Greg Olear speculates on the end of Breaking Bad, bitches.
Zoe Zolbrod just turned me on to the essays of Lad Tobin.
I have a real thing for Louis CK. He’s not always right, but he’s always so achingly smart. Here he is on how smart phones can “make kids mean.” And here, five years ago, is another Conan clip, in which he talks about the jaded malaise of our culture to astounding technological gifts.