Column by Peter Derk July 23, 2021
Do you have a hard time relating to your casual reader friends? Here's why.
Review by Christopher Shultz
A teenager must unravel the mystery of her father's identity—and figure out who she is in the process.
Column by Richard Thomas June 22, 2016
Here are a few ways that literary fiction can inform your genre fiction.
Column by Cath Murphy January 5, 2016
Forget about the books which are actually going to be published in 2016. Here are the ones I wish someone would write instead.
Review by Leah Dearborn
There's a town east of the Cascade Mountains where wayward souls are drawn. Their cars break down, blizzards lure them off the highway for the night. Most of them never leave again.
Review by Cath Murphy
Can Jane 'Pulitzer Prize' Smiley pull off another blinder? The jury is still out.
Column by Christopher Shultz September 9, 2014
Nightmare-fueled narratives and "literary merit" are not so unfamiliar as one might believe. As a matter of fact, they make quite excellent bedfellows.
Review by Teeney Hood
Lena, a transcriptionist for a New York daily, has a chance encounter with a woman who later commits suicide. Compelled to find out about this woman, Lena begins to question her own life.
Column by Richard Thomas August 1, 2013
How do you define literary fiction?
Column by Richard Thomas February 5, 2013
When you are looking to do research on literary short fiction, start with the Best American Short Stories anthology.