Fiction Can’t Be Any Worse Than Real Life


The Oxford American talks to John McManus about his new short story collection, Fox Tooth Heart, and how he feels about his fiction being called “depraved”:

I don’t know what world people are living in where they find stories in which bad things happen to be more depressing or depraved than real life.

P.E. Garcia is an Editor-at-Large for the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. They currently live in Philadelphia, where they were recently accidentally elected to be Judge of Elections. Find them on Twitter: @AvantGarcia. More from this author →