Just in time for its one-year anniversary, Anna March reviewed Kino for The Rumpus: For that whole year, I’ve been watching Kino on the hectic movie screen in my mind. I imagine it will always flicker there, for this exquisitely constructed novel endures… Read it. Read Anna’s review.
Jürgen shared his ten favorite iPad apps for writers in the Huffington Post, including Evernote, GoodReader, and StoryCubes. To save you untold hours of procrastination, here’s my current setup of ten apps for writing, drafting, outlining, editing, and generating story ideas, divided into five essentials and five remarkable aids for inspiration and creativity. Read the [...]
We couldn’t be more excited: Berlin publisher Horlemann is going to release the German edition of Kino in the Spring of 2014. Jürgen will translate the book into his native language himself.
MJedit, Jürgen and Marcy Dermansky’s developmental editing services for writers, just launched its Facebook page. Like it for regular updates related to all things writing and editing. Of course we also have a twitter feed, @mjedit.
The Fall 2012 issue of Los Angeles Review featured a review of Kino by Joe Ponepinto: The pleasure of reading the work of an author who is completely immersed in the time and place of his fictional world is, unfortunately, rare. The chapters in Kino drawn from the title character’s journal are an example of writing that thrills [...]
As a part of the F.W. Murnau Foundation’s new series “Film trifft Buch” (Movie Meets Book), I will read from Kino, followed by a conversation with me and Andrea Wink and a screening of Helmut Käutner’s 1945 film Under the Bridges, on February 1. The F.W. Murnau Foundation, located in Wiesbaden, preserves and restores Germany’s film heritage, and I’m thrilled [...]
“The Death Bird,” an excerpt from Kino, appeared in the Fall 2012 issue of BLIP Magazine (formerly Mississippi Review), alongside authors such as George Saunders, Marcy Dermansky, Angela Ball, Meg Pokrass, and Bobbie Ann Mason. We arrived at Ufa-Palast am Zoo in a dreamy state to see Murnau’s vampire movie. How can I describe it to someone whose eyes have [...]
Christopher Allen (Conversations with S. Teri O’Type) interviewed me for I Must Be Off! about being an expat, the speculative elements of Kino, white slavery, cyanide, and my time at Mississippi College. You can read the interview here. Christopher also reviewed Kino for the Fictionaut blog. From the review: Kino is, however, much more than an action-packed mystery page-turner. At its [...]