In lovingly researched stories and novels, Jim Shepard traverses the globe and glides through history in such a way that reading through his collected output, you're as likely to encounter ancient Greeks or discontented American teens as you are WWI…
For nearly 60 years Peter Owen has been an iconoclast within British publishing, pioneering the publication of some of the most revered and controversial authors of the last half-century.
I read the milk container while drinking orange juice out of the bottle, holding the refrigerator door open with my body. A better thing to read about while drinking orange juice would be oranges, or sunshine, or even lemons.
For those of us who grew up as weird kids in the 1980s, the work of Berkeley Breathed was as important as those twin eternal pillars of weird-kid-dom: Monty Python and Mad magazine.
Allen Pearl was the founding editor and publisher of Pearl Files, an exclusive e-newsletter distributed to several thousand media insiders, Golden Circle and average alike.
B. Traven is the most shadowy figure in the history of literature. Though there are hordes of Traven theorists and stacks of books written about him, there is still no consensus on his real name, his birthplace, or his exact history.
The thing about Olly Todd is that I've known him for years as this rad skateboarder and drinker and dancer, but it was only fairly recently that I found out that he is also an excellent poet.
Most people know Arthur Bradford as the creator of How's Your News?, a documentary series that has been featured on HBO and MTV.
T. Christopher Gorelick is a mortgage underwriter by day, and by night he's usually sleeping. He aspires to become a professional writer.