“I knew I felt released after writing the novel, but I could never quite articulate it. And I think it was that – the shame that many abused people have to face down – I had done it in writing the novel.”
Author Archives: Matt Borondy
Stephen Elliott is making a Happy Baby movie (with your help), Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” is a religious experience, and the NY Times overlooks 25 good books.
The 2012 National Book Award winners will be announced November 14th. Here are some facts you should (or shouldn’t?) know about the finalists.
Notable book releases for early November 2012, writing advice for NaNoWrimo and self-publishers, a memoir of the literary life by Michele Filgate, and more.
A roundup of literary links involving Asheville, surrealism, Jess Walter, Whore Stories, Nicholson Baker, and more.
Have you ever claimed to read a book that you never actually finished? Plus news on Jonah Lehrer, Josh Ritter, and the Million Writers Award.
Lit-link roundup: Pulitzer Do-Over, 50 Short Fictions at Wigleaf, Nick Antosca, Blake Butler, Alix Ohlin, TMN contest, Baffler fundraiser and more.
“You could say these stories are meant to shock, but we all know that we live in an unshockable age.”