Clarity, with a Certain Descriptive Flair: Interview with Nate Chinen

by Kristen Holt-Browning This is some town: last year, I received a notification from the library that a book I had requested had come in and was ready for me to pick up. As I walked in, I happened to run into an acquaintance, a fellow PTA mom at our kids' school. She asked what … Continue reading Clarity, with a Certain Descriptive Flair: Interview with Nate Chinen

Paul Lisicky: An Essay, a Poem, a Story, and a Song

By Flora Stadler Author Paul Lisicky’s memoir The Narrow Door reads like a scrapbook elegy—its loss archived in love notes, fragments of feeling, snapshots of memory. The book (a New York Times Editors' Choice) documents the death of his longtime friend and fellow writer, Denise Gess, and the disintegration of his relationship with his ex-husband, writer Mark … Continue reading Paul Lisicky: An Essay, a Poem, a Story, and a Song