I Got a Lesson in Gender Equality at a Romance Writers' Conference
I'd promised my editor a funny piece about the people who write and read romantic fiction, but what I found wasn't a joke.
Alexandra Kleeman's Debut Novel 'You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine' Charts New Dystopian Territory
We met the novelist to talk about Philip K. Dick, roommate dynamics, and gender in paranoid, postmodern-y works.
People Are Angry About a Romance Novel Where a Nazi Officer Falls in Love with a Concentration Camp Prisoner
For Such a Time features a "blonde-haired, blue-eyed Jewess" pairing off with an SS Guard.
Horror Is Still Grappling with the Long, Dark Shadow of HP Lovecraft
A hot weekend in Atlanta with Victorian killers, zombie celebrities, and the genre's leading authors and most decked-out fans.
The New 50 Shades of Grey Book Tells Us Very Little About Male Sexual Fantasies
Narrated from the male perspective, 'Grey' is as much about pleasing female readers as the original '50 Shades.'
On Planning a Book Tour
The struggles of being a first-time author trying to stitch together a publicity tour for a book published by a small press.
'The Inception of Zombie Wars,' by Aleksandar Hemon
Writing is nothing if not carrying the hopeless, backbreaking burden of decisions devoid of consequences.
This Novel Is Made Entirely of Terrifying GIFs
Dennis Cooper's Zac's Haunted House is a free digital novel composed entirely of animated GIFs. The novel appropriates an experience somewhere between carnival mirror labyrinth, deleted Disney snuff film, and a deep web comic strip by Satan.
Yannick Murphy Puts You in the Mind of a Serial Killer
'This Is the Water' is Yannick Murphy's most innovative novel to date.
Trans Writer Sybil Lamb Wrote a Novel About Surviving a Hate Crime
Two men beat her with an iron pipe.
Vladimir Nabokov’s Unpublished ‘Lolita’ Screenplay Notes
Ragged odds and ends.
An Excerpt from Tao Lin's 'Taipei'
Growing up in Orlando is rough.