Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Alexander Chee, Alia Volz, Alice Elliott Dark, alison bechdel, Alyssa Cole, Aminder Dhaliwal, Amy Ray, Angie Cruz, Ann McCutchan, Annalee Newitz, Arielle Jovellanos, Asiya Wadud, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Branson Hobson, Brit Bennett, Carina del Valle Schorske, Catherine Chidgey, Catherine McKenzie, Cheryl Pearl Sucher, Cheyenne Matthews, Christine Bollow, Christopher T. George, Claire Martin, colm toibin, Cornelia Hoogland, Courtney Milan, Courtney Zoffness, Daisy Hernandez, Dani Putney, Elissa Washuta, Ellen Lupton, Emily Henry, Emily Holland, Eric Anthony Glover, Eric Nguyen, erica jong, Erica Ridley, Erin McKeown, Ezra Claytan Daniels, Francisco Goldman, G'Ra Asim, geoff dyer, Gian Sardar, Gila Ashtor, Gina Frangello, Gina Nutt, Gwendolyn A. Mitchell, Hannah Larrabee, Heather Green, Henry Hoke, Hisham Matar, Isaac Pickell, Ishle Yi Park, J. Courtney Sullivan, James Trask, Jaquira Díaz, Jeannine Ouellette, Jennifer De Leon, Jennifer Perrine, Jenny Tobias, jhumpa lahiri, Jill Hoffman, John Jennings, John Yau, Joseph Fink, Joshua Henkin, Julianne Neely, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Kareem James Abu-Zeid, Karin Cecile Davidson, Kate Lebo, Kathryn Nuernberger, Kay Gabriel, Keisha Bush, Kristin Hersh, Lara Bazelon, Laura Hankin, laura van den berg, Leslie Brody, Leslie Jamison, Liesl Schillinger, Lilly Dancyger, Lisa Locascio, Maggie Shipstead, Maggie Smith, Marae Hart, Maria Hinojosa, Marisa Silver, Mark Schimmoeller, Meg Bashwiner, Meg Howrey, Megha Majumdar, Melanie Finn, Melissa Febos, N.G. Peltier, Naima Simone, Najwan Darwish, Nathalie Handal, Nesrine Malik, Nick White, Nora Zelevansky, Notable Online, Paul Wuensche, quiara alegria hudes, Rachel Cohen, Rachel Eisendrath, Rachel Mennies, Rachel Stuhler, Ramunda Young, Ruth Awad, Sally Wen Mao, sarah manguso, sarah marshall, Sarah Pinsker, Sarah Ramos, Sarah Rose Etter, Sarah Sentilles, Sergio Troncoso, Sophie Mackintosh, Stacey Abrams, Stacy Schiff, Steffan Triplett, Stephanie Cawley, Stephanie Dickinson, Tamara Winfrey-Harris, tammy lynne stoner, Thomas Chatterton Williams, Uzma Jalaluddin, Valentina Vergara, Vinnie Kinsella, Wayne Bund, William Lychack, yiyun li
Melissa Matthewson shares a reading list to celebrate TRACING THE DESIRE LINE.
Tags: a spy in the house of love, Anais Nin, Annie Ernaux, audre lorde, Cactus Thorn, Dept. of Speculation, erica jong, fear of flying, Jenny Offill, Kate Chopin, Katherine Angel, Loose Woman, Mary Austin, Melissa Matthewson, Micheline Aharonian Marcom, Playing Monogamy, Sandra Cisneros, Simone van Saarloos, Simple Passion, Split Lip Press, The Awakening, The Mirror in the Well, The Uses of the Erotic, Unmastered, Untrue, Wednesday Martin, What to Read When
Literary events in and around the Bay Area this week!
Tags: Adrian Daub, Allie Larkin, Amy Leach, Anthony Marra, Ariel Goldberg, Bay Area, Brenda Hillman, Brian Teare, Claire Grossman, Daniel Gumbiner, Darius James, erica jong, Julie Carr, Juvenal Acosta, Kevin Smokler, Kim Dower, Lara Durback, Lydia Fitzpatrick, Mark Danner, Mieke Eerkens, nathaniel rich, Notable San Francisco, Notable SF, Oliver Nachtwey, San Francisco, Small Press Traffic, t.c. boyle, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Val Jeanty
Literary events in and around L.A. this week!
Tags: ali liebegott, Alison Arngrim, Anna Hogeland, Ashlie Gibbs, b h fairchild, Bella Mahaya Carter, Ben Lee, Brendan Constantine, Brian Sonia-Wallace, Brittany Brown, Caitlin White, Cameron Simon, Carmen Christopher, Chloe Bristol, Christina Catherine Martinez, christopher goffard, Damon Krukowski, Danny Goldberg, Daria Tessler, Dena Moes, Diana Peterson-More, Edward Voccola, Ellington Wells, erica jong, Hanna Dow, Hanna Harris, Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes, Henry Hoke, Holly West, Jenna Abrams, Jeremy Scharf, Jesse Valencia, Jessica Shattuck, Jessy Randall, Jonathan Handle, Jordy Rosenberg, Josh Malerman, Judith Pacht, Karolina Waclawiak, Katharine Coles, Kenji C. Liu, Kim Dower, Laura Eve Engel, Libby Hsieh, Linda Ravenswood, Lorraine Devon Wilke, los angeles, Louise Steinman, Marcus James, Mark Bowden, Matty Layne Glasgow, Michelle Marie, Monica L. Smith, Naomi Claire Wallace, Nora Krug, Notable LA, notable los angeles, Paolo Yumol, Rebecca Gross, Rodrigo Jose Sigala, S. Pearl Sharp, Sally Rooney, Sam Richardson, Sean Draper, Shauna Barbosa, Siena Riley, Sonia Purnell, Tim Lebbon, Tirzah Firestone, Tori Gesualdo, Yoko April Tamada
The most important idea within the book is that our anger, in all its shapes, is justified. ...more
Tags: #blacklivesmatter, #metoo, #WhyIDidntReport, activism, Andrea Dworkin, beyonce, book review, Caro Macon, Cortney Tunis, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, erica jong, Ernestine Rose, feminism, feminist, Good and Mad, Kavanaugh, Maria Stewart, Mark Lilla, Monica Lewinsky, ntozake shange, Pantsuit Nation, rape, Rebecca Traister, review, Sandra Bland, Septima Clark, sexual assault, the Grimké sisters, Trump, white fragility, white privilege
Literary events in and around New York City this week!
Tags: Adam Tedesco, Alex Gilvarry, Alexander Chee, Alexandra Kleeman, Alibi Jones, Alissa Quart, amber tamblyn, Ariel Francisco, Bassey Ikpi, Brian Alan Ellis, Bud Smith, Caryl Phillips, Chad Frisbie, Cheryl Pearl Sucher, Chia-Lun Chang, clay risen, Cynthia Oka, E.C. Myers, Eliza Griswold, Ellen Oh, Emma Brockes, erica jong, Gabriel Tallent, george packer, Hannah Assabe, Hannah Orenstein, Hilton Als, Ife Olujobi, Iris Cushing, J. Gordon Faylor, Jane-Rebecca Cannarella, Jen Levitt, Jennifer Belle, Jennifer Soong, Jerome Ellison Murphy, Jill Hoffman, Joey De Jesus, John J. Trause, Joshua Keating, Kailey Tedesco, Katherine Tom, Keri Smith, Kim Calder, Kristin Prevallet, Kyra Simone, Lana C Marilyn, leland cheuk, Lucy Bellwood, Lynn Melnick, Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, Madeline Kearin, Maria Lioutaia, Marisa Siegel, Meg Onli, Meg Wolitzer, Meghan MacLean Weir, Melissa de la Cruz, Melissa Febos, Micah Zevin, Mila Myles, Monica McClure, Monique Muse Dodd, Morgan Jerkins, Muna Mohamad, Nana Chinara, Nathaniel Popkin, Nell Painter, New York City, notable new york, Notable NYC, Olivia Mardwig, Parissah Lin, Paul Legault, Peter Coviello, Philip Schultz, Preeti Chhibber, Rachel Lyon, Rafia Santana, Ramsi TH, Raven Cassell, Rob Lieber, Robert Fitterman, salman rushdie, Sarah Blackwood, Saretta Morgan, Shira Dentz, Shveta Thakrar, Sona Charaipotra, Stephanie Feldman, Thandiwe Zulu, Vanessa Newman, Vi Khi Nao, Ximena Alejandra Izquierdo Ugaz, Yeelen Cohen
Joe Okonkwo discusses his debut novel
Jazz Moon, the quest for self-discovery, creative inspiration, and what it means to build a family when home is so very far away. ...more
Tags: A Rumpus Interview, Adelaide Hall, baby back johnson, bessie smith, Blackbirds of 1928, civil rights, coming out, debut, disctheque, Donald Trump, erica jong, Ethel Waters, family, gay, Hannah Baxter, Harlem, Harlem renaissance, home, homosexuality, jazz, Jazz Moon, jim crow, Joe Okonkwo, Josephine Baker, LGBTQ, lynching, new york, paris, Paul Robeson, Poet, poetry, prejudice, race riots, Racism, self discovery, sexual identity, sexual identiy, sexuality, Shuffle Along, Sidney Bechet, Trump
For the next hour or so, we shifted in our seats, tense and transfixed. It felt like I was witnessing history, a dialogue I’d mostly been exposed to on the internet being brought forth into real life and vocalized by two important people. Over at Electric Literature, Mari Naomi draws a graphic report of the […]
The Guardian’s Anna Schachner has a run-down of the awkwardness that ensued between Roxane Gay and Erica Jong at the keynote address of the Decatur Book Festival on September 4th. While some audience members clapped, others shifted uncomfortably at the disconnect between Gay’s light-hearted opening and Jong’s seriousness. It was the first of many awkward […]
Do women have more trouble writing about sex than men? Claire Dederer, writing in the Atlantic, thinks so. As a writer, I find myself compelled to reconcile the blithe sexual picaresque of my youth with the contrasting Sturm und Drang in my heart and brain that accompanied it. Figuring out how to capture the doubts and […]
These days one doesn’t have to look strictly to horror movies to find devils.
Tags: Burn After Reading, Clive Owen, Demons, Devil, Devils, erica jong, Film Comment, Gosford Park, Grosse Point Blank, Javier Bardem, John Cusack, Naomi Klein, No Country for Old Men, Noami Klein, Rosemary's Baby, Se7en, Seducing The Demon, Seven, sugar, Sweeney Todd: The Barber of Fleet Street, The Dark Knight, The Grifters, The Limits of Control, The Omen, The Shock Doctrine, The Stepford Wives, The Usual Suspects, Verbal Kint, W., War Inc.