The Outrider Podcast: Genre Wars with Jenn Zukowski

Back in February, Kazuo Ishiguro made a comment in an NY Times article about him and his new novel The Sleeping Giant, that made Ursula K. Le Guin upset enough to write an article defending the fantasy genre and reviewing Ishiguro’s book . . . unfavorably. I had read the Electric Literature article and shrugged. … Continue reading The Outrider Podcast: Genre Wars with Jenn Zukowski

The Outrider Podcast Episode 29 Lynn Sloan

In this episode I talk with author Lynn Sloan about the ghettoization of writers, the assumption of quiet domesticity, the fact that old white men aren’t alone on top of the great mountain of literature, and her years as a photographer, including her time in New York working for a major magazine that made a … Continue reading The Outrider Podcast Episode 29 Lynn Sloan

March First Saturday Catch-up #3

Reading The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald (wikipedia and Goodreads). Finally reading this after having on my shelf for years. YEARS. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine (Graywolf). Bought this the other day and it’s jumping the line. The Masks of God: Primitive Mythology by Joseph Campbell. Yeah, still working on this one. … Continue reading March First Saturday Catch-up #3