Untoward Magazine // Dead Center of My Heart: A Conversation with Amber Sparks

January 31, 2020

My interview with Amber Sparks, about her new story collection And I Do Not Forgive You, is up at Untoward. Please give it a read.

“I started writing these pieces, my revenges, I called them, and they only existed for me to pour all of myself and my sorrow and all my other useless feelings into. And then I looked at them, and I liked them, and I started thinking that perhaps other people could use these, too, that catharsis could be something others might want through fiction, too. Better living through short stories.”

* The first American review of Krasznahorkai?

November 22, 2019

I’ve always wondered if I wrote the first review of László Krasznahorkai in the United States. My review of The Melancholy of Anatomy was published in the Philadelphia City Paper on Jan. 18, 2001.