Samantha Irby on Love Is Blind and Doomsday Prepping with Diet Coke
March 30, 2020
The writer’s new essay collection, “Wow, No Thank You” is an irreverent, hilarious, and vulnerable dive into her brain.
R. Eric Thomas is Ducking Corners in Heaven
February 19, 2020
The Elle columnist and author of the forthcoming essay collection “Here For It” on why heaven is for everyone and the suburbs are not.
Jenny Offill Stays Earnest in the Face of Fatalism
February 12, 2020
With “Weather,” the sharp-witted author grapples with the zeitgeist of a pre-apocalyptic world.
Anna Wiener Looks Straight Into the Uncanny Valley of Tech
January 13, 2020
The writer’s debut memoir chronicles the dark side of Silicon Valley’s optimistic excess.
Tommy Pico’s Poetry Fuses Sex, Climate Collapse, and R&B
November 4, 2019
But through it all runs a stubborn ribbon of hope.
Carolyn Murnick and the Ties that Bind
July 31, 2017
Carolyn Murnick’s darkly beautiful debut memoir, The Hot One (Simon & Schuster), tells the story of her childhood best friend Ashley Ellerin, who was brutally murdered in Los Angeles at only 22 years old.
Daniel Riley and the Other Side of Paradise
June 6, 2017
Daniel Riley’s debut novel, Fly Me (Little Brown), is a stunning and dangerous ride set in the skies of 1972.
Jason Diamond and the Myth of John Hughes
December 1, 2016
Jason Diamond’s debut memoir Searching for John Hughes (William Morrow) is a funny, quirky, aching coming of age tale.
Marcy Dermansky on the Everyday
October 12, 2016
Marcy Dermansky’s latest novel The Red Car (W.W. Norton) is a lyrical, sometimes fanciful tale about loss and coming into one’s own.
Melissa Yancy’s Twisted Reckoning
October 4, 2016
Melissa Yancy’s debut short story collection, Dog Years (University of Pittsburgh Press), is full of gorgeously twisted tales.
The Scarlet F
September 12, 2016
In 1999, Jeremiah “Terminator” LeRoy became an international celebrity with the publication of his novel Sarah and book of short stories The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things.
Leopoldine Core and the Psychology of the City
August 9, 2016
Out today, Leopoldine Core’s debut short story collection, When Watched (Penguin), is a gorgeous, poetic homage to downtown New York City and the eclectic, yearning characters that populate it.
On the Precipice of Adulthood
August 8, 2016
Out tomorrow, August 9, via Tyrant Books, Annie DeWitt’s debut novel White Nights in Split Town City is wild, often violent, and jarringly beautiful.
Bonnie Nadzam’s Ghost Town
July 5, 2016
Bonnie Nadzam’s second novel Lions (Grove/Atlantic) is a haunting love letter to a dying Colorado town.
The Misadventures of Iris Smyles
June 29, 2016
Iris Smyles’s Dating Tips for the Unemployed (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) is the author’s second novel starring her fictional alter ego.
Gina Tron’s Search For Support
October 24, 2014
Gina Tron’s memoir You’re Fine (Papercut Press) is a revealing, raging descent into madness.
Garth Stein’s Flash Point
October 1, 2014
Garth Stein’s latest novel A Sudden Light (Simon & Schuster) is haunting, full of longing.
Luke B. Goebel’s Chaos Theories
September 29, 2014
Luke B. Goebel’s Fourteen Stories None of Them Are Yours is a thunderous, fantastical debut novel.
The Revolutionary Katy Simpson Smith
August 25, 2014
Katy Simpson Smith’s debut novel The Story of Land And Sea is an intense, moody musing on family, loss, and love.
Vanessa Manko Goes Long
August 14, 2014
Vanessa Manko’s debut novel The Invention of Exile (Penguin) is a stunning, dream-like exploration of geographical and psychic borders.