Bookslut interviews Maribeth Batcha, editor of the One Story literary journal: "We get about 150 submissions a week and publish 18 a year. Genre isn't an issue. We like everything, be it straightforward or experimental, or about mothers or zombies."
Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke is dead.
Not that this Onion article needs any more coverage, but Louis Fundable suggested we link it up: "Novelists Strike Fails To Affect Nation Whatsoever"
The (controversial, possibly sexist)
Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction longlist is out.
Birnbaum's latest book digest consults George Saunders.