For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Published on December 12, 2016. — Melissa Broder is a poet, essayist, and the writer behind the Twitter account @sosadtoday. She has written an essay collection of the same name, So Sad Today (Grand Central, 2016),
For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Originally published on March 16, 2016. — Lia Purpura is a poet, essayist, and translator from Baltimore, Maryland. She is the author of four collections of poems–– King Baby (Alice James Books, 2008), Stone Sky
And so it is 2016, and time to tell you about the 4th and final quarter of my 2015 reading challenge and how the whole thing went. If you've been following me on GoodReads, you already know: I didn't make it.
Before I was a nonfiction writer in Columbia’s Graduate Writing Program, I was a student of Russian Language and Literature at Wellesley College. I started taking Russian 101 the fall of my first-year – sick of the Latin I could