“To fly is the opposite of traveling: you cross a gap in space, you vanish into the void, you accept not being in any place for a duration that is itself a kind of void in time…how do you occupy … Continue reading
Few, if any, characters outside the confines of fiction have made such profound impacts on the world of horror and inhumanity as Jack the Ripper. To the cursory reading John Does of the world, the name might bear the image … Continue reading
In the tradition of Robin Hood and the much more recent “Defiance” (“The Bielski Partisans”), Ramona Ausubel’s latest (and first) novel: “No One Is Here Except All Of Us,” gives readers a story of heroic peasant alacrity. In this case, … Continue reading
Nuala Ní Chonchúir’s Wonderful Story, Squidinky, Was In The Irish Times On Saturday. via Nuala Ní Chonchúir’s Wonderful Story, Squidinky, Was In The Irish Times On Saturday.
“They blame the ‘limitations’ of language who – from laziness, perhaps – have yet to test the limits of their imaginations.”
Irving Feldman (Southwest Review, Volume 97, Number 3)
Anyone who has glanced at the hefty list of pre-publishing requirements has likely had something bordering a heart attack. Generally, our fantasies concerning publishing resemble young and hopeful writers sending off their manuscripts blindly into the great melting pot of … Continue reading
J.K. Rowling has become accustomed to a certain lifestyle. Following the release of her final series novel, the authoress of the ridiculously successful “Harry Potter” septet threw herself back into public controversy just months after the release of “Deathly Hallows” … Continue reading