Genre Studies

Why I Wanted to Write About Anger

I want to write about space and time, and feeling like somehow we’ve always had less of it than our male counterparts.

Every Novel Is Historical: A Conversation

Is a novel set in the 1980s historical? Or a novel set in 2013 post-crash Ireland?

The End of December

On New Year’s Resolutions

Dec 31, 2015

“To us, traditional vows seemed, to put it mildly, uncool.”

Nov 20, 2015
To Whom It May Concern

Padgett Powell breathes life into that least promising of literary forms: the letter of recommendation

Sep 10, 2015