In Conversation with Ros Barber

Fiction is perhaps the best place for a conspiracy. Where else does a writer have permission to take the most controversial theory, fill in the gaps and spin it into a tale? Such is the case with ‘The Marlowe Papers,’

In Conversation with Ros Barber

Fiction is perhaps the best place for a conspiracy. Where else does a writer have permission to take the most controversial theory, fill in the gaps and spin it into a tale? Such is the case with ‘The Marlowe Papers,’

Author Museum Interviews: William Faulkner's Rowan Oak in Oxford, Mississippi

Thinking of Home: A Conversation with William Griffith of Rowan Oak in Oxford, MS “How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home,’ says Darl Bundren in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying. ‘Thinking of

Author Museum Interviews: William Faulkner's Rowan Oak in Oxford, Mississippi

Thinking of Home: A Conversation with William Griffith of Rowan Oak in Oxford, MS “How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home,’ says Darl Bundren in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying. ‘Thinking of

Jessie Burton's 'The Miniaturist'

The past can be a gloriously fertile place for authors: the sparser the facts, the more space there is for fiction to grow and thrive. As Hilary Mantel puts it, ‘the imagination can suggest what’s erased,’ while WG Sebald speaks

Jessie Burton's 'The Miniaturist'

The past can be a gloriously fertile place for authors: the sparser the facts, the more space there is for fiction to grow and thrive. As Hilary Mantel puts it, ‘the imagination can suggest what’s erased,’ while WG Sebald speaks

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Scott Cheshire's 'High as the Horses Bridles'

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‘High as the Horses’ Bridles’ is a torrential debut novel. It’s bold. It’s substantive. It’s formally inventive. Our Interview Editor Scott Cheshire talks about his new novel with J.T. Price.

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Scott Cheshire's 'High as the Horses Bridles'

via Electric Literature

‘High as the Horses’ Bridles’ is a torrential debut novel. It’s bold. It’s substantive. It’s formally inventive. Our Interview Editor Scott Cheshire talks about his new novel with J.T. Price.

When We’re All Roses of Possession: A Review of Susan Scarf Merrell’s 'Shirley'

There’s a difference between love and possession, isn’t there? In love, we’re comfortable with the people in our lives, we know our minds and hearts, and we’re in control. But what of the excitement inherent in being possessed, that ridden

When We’re All Roses of Possession: A Review of Susan Scarf Merrell’s 'Shirley'

There’s a difference between love and possession, isn’t there? In love, we’re comfortable with the people in our lives, we know our minds and hearts, and we’re in control. But what of the excitement inherent in being possessed, that ridden