Carson and I just launched Fictionaut. Read the announcement or click right through to the newly-public front page.
We’ve opened the Fictionaut blog to the public at http://blog.fictionaut.com. This is where I’ll continue to announce site news along with short interviews with members such as Tania Hershman, Keith Lee Morris, Matt Bondurant, and (upcoming!) Tayari Jones, as well as selections of favorite Fictionaut stories — so far, we’ve featured Frederick Barthelme, Ami Greko, […]
For a few days each spring and fall, while the increasingly volatile meteorological pendulum swings from frozen sewer to sweltering garbage heap, New York City enjoys perfect weather. September 11, 2001 was such a day, and so is today — 60 degrees, not a cloud in the sky, and an unheard-of ratio of smiles to […]
We’re proud to present the April issue of the Mississippi Review Web, dedicated to fiction inspired by the movies. Check it out at MississippiReview.com or go straight to the pdf download. Featuring: Brandon Scott Gorrell: Godzilla Colin Bassett: Dance Party, U.S.A. Emma Garman: Talking with Françoise Sagan John Minichillo: Nearly Here Katherine A. Gleason: Fred […]
It sounds like a lame joke but it’s true: it took me all week to figure out that I wanted to post the following bit of wisdom from the Hagakure, via Ghost Dog: In the words of the ancients, one should make his decisions within the space of seven breaths. It is a matter of […]
The first three installments of Major Cyrillus Mystical Trip to Mars are online at Es ist Mitternacht John, the blog of Commander Koenig a.k.a. my good friend Jochen Carbuhn. By way of introduction, here is his greeting: Ich bin höchst erfreut Ihnen die Wiedereröffnung des Mad Scientist Memorial Theaters verkünden zu dürfen, die Bühne des […]
Ladies and Gentlemen, I have traveled over half our state to get here this evening. I couldn’t get away sooner because my new site was coming in at idrinkyourmilkshake.com. That site is now flowing at two thousand hits per day, and it’s paying me an income of five thousand dollars a week. I have two […]