Poet, novelist and short story writer
Poet, novelist and short story writer; Assistant Professor of English at Cornell University
Aug. 16, 2007
Musician and actor, and author Steven Van Zandt on being in the right place at the right time.
from The Treatment
Teresa K. Miller discusses “Borderline Fortune,” which won her the National Poetry Series, when she was about ready to give up on herself.
Hang onto your existential ennui, because our favorite purveyor of shredded riffs and incisive lyrics, Courtney Barnett, is back with a brand new album.
from Anne's Backyard
In The Hollywood Reporter , Kim Masters and Gary Baum did a deep dive into the shady side of independent filmmaking.
from Hollywood Breakdown
The new Netflix documentary “Procession” follows Dan Laurine and five other victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, as they use drama to ease the burden of their traumatic…
from The Business
KCRW’s Bob Carlson talks to some of Deirdre O’Donoghue’s friends and gets further inside her world away from the microphone.
Just getting through the day can now sometimes feel like an exercise in diplomacy, especially with disputes over COVID vaccines, mask mandates, and critical race theory in schools.
from Zócalo's Connecting California
Every bookstore is haunted, and Louise Erdrich’s new book, “The Sentence,” is about one.
Mary Gaitskill’s "The Devil’s Treasure” features sections from her previous novels and an unfinished novel, commentary, illustrations, and a story inspired by a dream her younger self…