Quantcast

Posts Tagged: novella

Subtle Connections: A Conversation with Gregory Spatz

By

Gregory Spatz discusses his newest book, WHAT COULD BE SAVED.

...more

This Thing of Existence: Talking with Rion Amilcar Scott

By

Rion Amilcar Scott discusses his new story collection, THE WORLD DOESN’T REQUIRE YOU.

...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #183: Ryan Chapman

By

“[Y]ou really want to engage a reader, and not abuse their time.”

...more

Playing God: A Conversation with Daniel Olivas

By

Daniel Olivas discusses his recent short story collection, The King of Lighting Fixtures, writing humor, and the role of religion in his work.

...more

The Human Cost: Discussing Political Storytelling with Olivia Kate Cerrone

By

Olivia Kate Cerrone discusses her novella The Hunger Saint and the significance of historical fiction.

...more

The Rumpus Interview with Elizabeth Kadetsky

By

Elizabeth Kadetsky talks about her new novella On the Island at the Center of the Center of the World, writing about trauma and external forces, and coming to fiction from journalism.

...more

The New Yorker Novella

By

[T]he long short story/novella is a fantastic medium for story, one that is uniquely suited to the online platform. The New Yorker has begun a new online series, New Yorker Novella, to be comprised of novellas the magazine wasn’t “able to fit into print but couldn’t imagine letting go of.” Kicking things off is Callan Wink’s […]

...more

The Rumpus Interview with Daniel Torday

By

Dan Torday talks about his novel, The Last Flight of Poxl West, the role of fear in fiction, the fabrication of facts in a memoir, and about being “constitutionally unoffendable.”

...more

Little is the Next Big Idea

By

Two years ago, it seemed the publishing industry couldn’t get enough of the XXL novel. But now, the trend may be shifting towards something smaller: the novella. Over at io9, Charlie Jane Andrews speaks with science fiction publisher Tor.com about their list of upcoming novellas: For our readers, time is the precious commodity they invest in […]

...more

A Sonata’s Variation

By

So now, 125 years after Kreutzer’s 1889 publication, Tolstoy’s wife gets to have her say. Sofiya Tolstoy, indignant about the violent and misogynistic plot of her husband’s The Kreutzer Sonata, wrote a novella in response to the book from the female’s character point of view. Over at Slate, Ron Rosenbaum writes about this long believed lost text, […]

...more

Atavist Books to Launch with Karen Russell Novella

By

Atavist, a media and software company responsible for some truly stunning longform nonfiction pieces, is branching out. March 2014 will mark the launch of Atavist Books, and their first title will be Sleep Donation, a novella by Rumpus interviewee and MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient Karen Russell, available in digital form only. Sleep Donation is about a woman […]

...more