Am doing some writing for the fine people at Book Riot. Links below: Of all the hypothetical dinner parties in the world, I most want to see George Saunders and Louis Sachar interact at mine. -from There’s A Kids Book For That Age 23: I say exactly nothing to Maurice Sendak during a shared three-floor […]
The children’s section at the bookstore where I work is next to the events space; I am nearly always assigned to be near the children’s section, which means I am within at least earshot if not eye…shot? of nearly all of our author events. I’m not going to pretend to be blasé about this– it is […]
I don’t know if this happens in other creative industries, but book people are forever asking each other for reasons to be excited. Anything exciting coming up? Are you working on anything exciting? What are you excited about? I get that last one all the time from Publishing People, and whether they genuinely want my […]
I win at Valentine’s Day. Red Stamp, you guys.
Things I’d Rather Read Than Another Article About What Dystopian Young Adult Novels MEAN About Society: An annotated edition of Fight Club with David Foster Wallace-style footnotes provided by all of my worst boyfriends. The toxic shock syndrome tampon box insert. Dossiers on every Law & Order character ever seen unloading crates from a truck […]
A More Muppet Union I generally get pretty pissed off when people edit the Muppets into things that I think would anger or even just annoy the ghost of Jim Henson. When the MuppetsStudio YouTube channel started dropping shiz like Muppet Bohemian Rhapsody I got nervous, not because the video itself was bad, since nothing […]