Archive for June, 2010

I’ve got a story in OVERFLOW’s latest issue, summer 2010, as winner of their fiction contest in conjunction with Sackett Street Writer’s Workshop. Very cool photos with it, too. Check it out online, or in hard copy at various spots in South Brooklyn (Park Slope, Gowanus, Boerum/Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Prospect Heights, Red Hook, Windsor […]


I’ll be reading tonight at WORD bookstore in Greenpoint with many others. (126 Franklin St., at Milton St.) Take the G to Greenpoint Ave. and you’re very close. It’s part of their “Just Working on My Novel” series. Novelist Gabrielle Zevin hosts, and I’m told there should some drunken heckling if I read longer than […]


Ben Greenman’s reading on Monday night at 7:30 with Jonny Diamond, editor of The L Magazine, at the Greenlight Bookstore in Ft. Greene. And the gin is free that night. It’s the release party for Greenman’s book What He’s Poised to Do.


This Hobart roundtable article has been mentioned in a few different places this week. The section about editing piqued my interest. I’ve read Kyle Beachy and Laura van den Berg in the past year, and it was very cool to hear them, as well as the others, share what they’ve gone through in all facets […]


The Paris Review’s blog is already becoming a must-read—it’s only been around three days. They just announced it’s Terry Southern Month. I first knew him as one of the co-writers of Easy Rider, but I really love him for his book, Blue Movie, which is an amazing satire of the film industry. I just got […]


I’ve submitted a novel to Word Riot for a one-day-only download on Monday, June 7, and so have many others. You should, too. Details are here.


The Paris Review launched a blog today. You can’t read all of their content online, but you still want something current and fulfilling, so this is great. Lorin Stein wrote that this makes them participants and “amateurs” in the spirit of George Plimpton. I like this idea. And I like how it’s off to the […]