Archive for July, 2012

The band formerly known as Dead Sextons has renamed itself FLESH, and we’ve posted some demos to SoundCloud today. Check them out. Also, stay tuned for a September 15 show at Rockaway Beach.


I loved this. Especially this: Rule No. 6: What isn’t said is as important as what is said. In many classic short stories, the real action occurs in the silences. Try to keep all the good stuff off the page. Some “real world” practice might help. The next time your partner comes home, ignore his or […]


This was my favorite part of the interview that will stick with me for some time: Joe Meno: …When I look at the last twelve years, it seems like the trend in publishing is to write these big, 700-page books, where there’s this certain tone that feels a little bit sarcastic, or there’s this bombardment of information […]


From their FB page: A week from today! The Sackett Street Writers Reading Series continues w/ Aimee Phan,Justin Feinstein, Jennifer Miller & Maura Kelly. Join us for words & wine at Brookyn’s BOOKCOURT. 7pm & event is free. We will also raffle off one copy of each reader’s books, including a framed haiku by Justin Feinstein. Now, you don’t want to […]


The Observer has an extensive piece from the weekend about Brooklyn as a writing mecca and its overall renaissance from the ’80s to now. I think it’s the 2,000th piece of its kind I’ve read. But I highlight it because Julia Fierro is quoted. The comments section has some interesting observations, too. Like, since there’s […]