• good piece on from here to obscurity Hayden on From Here to Obscurity doesn’t mince words when it comes to Robert Clark Young’s bizarro display of bad vibes and irresponsible reporting in the New York Press a couple of days ago. One reader commented about a terrible licking Young took in Barry Hannah’s Sewanee workshop several years ago, which would explain his […]
  • one of the guys In his oddly ascerbic rant against Brad Vice in the New York Press, Robert Clark Young isn’t content to simply bash Vice, author of The Bear Bryant Funeral Train (read the Funeral Train story here). Young makes it a point to vehemently criticize all things Southern, from the prestigious Sewanee Writers’ Conference to every Southern […]
  • join me on talk of the nation tomorrow! Tomorrow, I’ll be on Talk of the Nation with Don George, editor of the Lonely Planet humor anthology By the Seat of My Pants, and other contributors to the anthology. I’ll be talking about my essay, “Blackout in Ushuaia.” The show airs from noon to 12:40 Pacific time on NPR. The San Francisco station is […]
  • here’s a headline from the “huh?” files Michael Brown to Start Emergency Planning Consulting BusinessYes, I’m a fiction writer, but no, I didn’t make this up. I mean, this is way too out there to be a convincing fiction. I’ve been trying to find something to compare this to. It ain’t easy, but here’s a try. Former FEMA director Michael Brown starting […]
  • small press The Millions points to a cool new independent press out of Seattle, Clear Cut Press, notable for its pocket-sized tomes with detachable covers. The press’s debut title is the anthology The Clear Cut Future, which includes fiction, memoir, poetry, polemical essays, lyrical research, archival texts, photography, painting, and other arts from Clear Cut authors. For […]
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