When I was 13, pretty much everything I knew about sex was from fan fiction. And from what I could tell, it was awesome.
We met the novelist to talk about Philip K. Dick, roommate dynamics, and gender in paranoid, postmodern-y works.
Tim Parks is the author of 16 novels, a short story collection, and multiple essay collections. This is his first short story for VICE.
A story from the new collection by the great but not widely appreciated writer.
How did a Norwegian writer who writes extremely long, introspective books about his own life become the toast of the literary world?
The film starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg takes a stab at dramatizing the famously perceptive—and persnickety—literary heavyweight.
A new translation of the legendary Brazilian writer's meditation on the nature of time, the universe, Sweden, Pelé, and one electronic alarm clock that is so many things.
Despite its aesthetic flaws, the recently published "sequel" to To Kill a Mockingbird feels right at home in our turbulent racial times.
Israel's greatest vegetarian short-story writer was in New York City—and he was hungry.
The New York museum's new exhibition is a group show, film festival, and literary guidebook—all in one.
Narrated from the male perspective, the fourth installment is as much about pleasing female readers as the original 50 Shades.
The latest from the VICE fiction issue.
An excerpt from the searing novel about love and war in Maoist China, reissued today from NYRB Classics.
Diane Williams is the author of seven story collections, most recently Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty. Read the five pieces of micro-fiction she wrote for VICE's latest fiction issue.
SwoonReads publishes steamy hot teenage romance novels, often featuring vampires and werewolves. I went to one of their recent events to find out why teenyboppers are so obsessed.
The author of Where Did You Sleep Last Night shared an exclusive extra chapter with VICE.
An excerpt from the novelist's astonishing new book about a failed writer and an eccentric billionaire, both named Joshua Cohen, in the internet age.
Cohen is promoting his fourth novel, second-drafting his fifth, and sitting on some five books of collected short stories and nonfiction. And he's 34.
The struggles of being a first-time author trying to stitch together a publicity tour for a book published by a small press.
The essayist discusses the complex tragedy of having a loved one take their own life.
The latest issue of VICE includes a haunting piece about a serial killer by David Means, an interview with David Sedaris, limericks by Anthony Madrid, and new stories from Joy Williams, Ottessa Moshfegh, and April Ayers Lawson.
There was a mortician from Havre, who successfully washed a cadaver...
A short story about reinventing yourself, optimism, and jobs nobody wants.
The cancer that took Roy's father's life appeared in the fall, and by the end of that winter he was dead.