“Now we’re both feeling shame, and I’ve panicked and stolen a Faulkner word. Maybe this is how poetry happens.”
Author Archives: Matt Borondy
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.”
This week’s links include the luck of artistic success, DFW and Don DeLillo, Teju Cole’s Small Fates and more.
A lazy Monday, so I just wanted to let you know that Jackie Corley and friends have now provided you with 10 years of Word Riot. We say: Here’s to 10 more years.
“The beautiful thing about memoir is also the thing that makes it the most appalling: It’s actually you on the page.”