“The irony of having a bust made of myself is not lost on me.”
by Joe Schuster
“Maybe all stories are really about secrets and revelations” – K. L. Cook
“Peter never stuttered when he was on stage.”
I was very aware when I was writing the book that, although it centers on baseball, I intended it more as a novel about people reaching a certain age and realizing that the choices they made had shaped their lives in ways they had no way of knowing when they made those choices. I also was aware of writing a novel about dreams, and what happens when someone discovers that they can’t have the dreams they wanted—and then facing the question, “Now what do I do?”
So what if sobriety made him coherent. His mind was a refuse bin for advertising concepts. Blasphemy, plain and simple. Although she wanted to talk about it, she wouldn’t for fear a confrontation would send him back to the gin with a virulence.
by Sam Florsheim and Max LoSardo 2022 promises many exciting and immersive debuts from a broad collection of writers. Here are five works we’re looking forward to reading. — Charmaine Wilkerson is an American writer based in Italy and a graduate of Barnard College and Stanford University. She is also a former journalist, whose award-winning …
I read one of your poems a few days ago and thought I would write you a letter…”