I’ve been (slowly) working on a longer piece of fiction that I’ve mentioned here before, called Wolf Dream. It’s about a 19-year old woman in 1989 who meets a group of wolf shapeshifters in her small New England town and becomes enmeshed in their world. 412 more words
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Don DeLillo is concerned with language. He is constantly separating the word from the very object, the label from the thing itself. Zero K reads like a long, dense poem that contemplates not only language and its abilities, as any good poem should, but the world’s movement into the realms of what was once science fiction. 717 more words
David Hering discusses how his new book led him to explore the Wallace archive
How did you discover David Foster Wallace’s work?
I actually read his journalism first, before knowing who he was – I read his piece in Premiere on David Lynch back in 1997 when I was in my teens, and remember thinking that it was very good and idiosyncratic, but not remembering his name. 2,226 more words