April Ayers Lawson

The Fiction Issue 2015

Three Love Stories About Art, Fantasies, and Hotel Rooms

From the VICE Fiction Issue 2015.
April Ayers Lawson
6.11.15
Stuff

Matt Sumell Gets into Aggression with 'Making Nice'

Making Nice, Sumell's collection of short stories, follows the antics of a sometimes-asshole named Alby.
April Ayers Lawson
5.9.15
Stuff

How to Leave the Bathroom: An Interview with Clancy Martin, Author of 'Love and Lies'

Successful communication requires a bit of dishonesty.
April Ayers Lawson
2.17.15
the vice reader

David Gordon on Desperate Characters, Online Sex Chats, and His Sickly Childhood

I interviewed the writer about his new collection, White Tiger on Snow Mountain, and all sorts of other things.
April Ayers Lawson
10.31.14
Stuff

The Bickering IS What’s Happening: Two Interviews with Whit Stillman

Whit Stillman and I were talking about how brokenhearted women often go to Paris. "I don’t think it’s necessarily a destination a brokenhearted guy would choose," he said. "He might go to Alaska and die in the wilderness.”
April Ayers Lawson
9.2.14
the vice reader

'The Mystery Is in the Ordinary, Uncool Things' - An Interview with Author Juliet Escoria

Reading Juliet Escoria's Black Cloud feels as if you are reading a diary that someone wrote with the intention of it one day being found, for both her and your benefit. In other words, it is intimate.
April Ayers Lawson
7.17.14
the vice reader

The Joy of Being Elusive and Unstable: An Interview with Author Rivka Galchen

What one moment seems to me like nothing, the next moment, through Rivka Galchen’s eyes, becomes the world. I think one could ask nothing more from a her collection of stories.
April Ayers Lawson
7.11.14
Film

Screenwriter Louis Mellis on Starting Out and What an Idea Is

The guy who wrote the film Sexy Beast has a story in our June fiction issue, so we had fiction writer April Ayers Lawson interview him. As suspected, he's brilliant and...
April Ayers Lawson
6.24.14
the vice reader

Good, Evil, and Canada's Aboriginal Kidnappings - An Interview with Adrianne Harun

After I purchased Adrianne's book, I went into the parking lot to find my car battery had run dead. I went back inside, sat down in the bookstore caf&eacute;, and looked at VICE.com, where I saw <a href="http://www.vice.com/read/hundreds-of-aboriginal...
April Ayers Lawson
6.12.14
the vice reader

If You're Going to Read Plays, Read Annie Baker's

Annie Baker, who won the Pulitzer for her play The Flick, believes that “every single person on this planet is a genius and an idiot” and “any given person you walk by on the street could be brilliant and also deluded and insane.”
April Ayers Lawson
6.5.14