ANNOUNCEMENT: @Sherman_Alexie to curate & host a new 3-part SAL series focused on authors he loves. Stay tuned for details!— SAL (@SeaArtsLectures) May 9, 2016
Over at the James Franco Review, editor Corinne Manning wrote an insightful response to the Antioch Review's horrendous transphobic essay, accusing the editors of the Antioch of laziness and a lack of discernment. Go read the whole essay.
Here is a great appreciation of the Fantagraphics comic Love & Rockets.
As part of her ongoing series of delightful exit interviews, Bookslut founder Jessa Crispin told The Guardian that literature had become dull lately because “We all have to be in job-interview mode all of the time. We’re not allowed to say, ‘The Paris Review is boring as fuck!’ Because what if the Paris Review is just about to call us?” Thankfully, the Paris Review responded with good humor:
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