From The Conditions of Our Togetherness, a comic book appearing serially on Weird Sister.
What is a dramaturge? No one really knows! I have entered the mysteries of the dramaturgical calling as a text and story advisor for Faye Driscoll's exhilarating new piece, Thank You For Coming: Play, premiering at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Nov. 16-19. What a gift to be witness to this wild ensemble work. Tickets and info here.
Sara Jaffe, author of the excellent novel Dryland, talks with me about first books, first babies, and butch parenting. " I wanted to create an absence that points to a presence," she says. Read more at The Establishment!
Brooklyn Rail Fiction Appreciation 2.0 'If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working?"
Please join recent Brooklyn Rail contributors Amanda K Davidson, Rob Stephenson, John Reed & Leah Umansky for the 1st in a series of readings at Mercer Street Books & Records. Hosted by Rail Fiction Editor Donald Breckenridge.
Thursday, Feb. 25 7:30pm
Mercer Street Books & Records
206 Mercer St., NYC
7 Best Apps for Managing Smart Phone Addiction, in which I review non-existent platforms such as whApp, pAPPsmear, and simulAPPcra, the app that "deconstructs your phone—literally—into a pile of shards." Read more on The Establishment.
“The Blank Space (continued), or, Night Fell in the Hole” takes up where our last installment of “The Blank Space” left off. Read part one here, browse part two below, and stay tuned for what happens next in the non-linear, monthly serialization of a project known in its entirety (as it inches toward bookhood) as The Conditions of Our Togetherness.
Volume Reading Series Presents
Amanda K. Davidson, Lee Matthew Goldberg and Rebecca Wolff
Saturday, November 14 @ 7pm
Spotty Dog Books & Ale
440 Warren St, Hudson, New York 12534
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Lee Matthew Goldberg is the author of Slow Down and The Mentor. Rebecca Wolff is the author of four collections of poetry, one novel, and numerous pieces of occasional prose.
Thanks to Rob McLennan for asking and posting these interview questions on his blog!