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Claire Fallon

Why We Need Nonprofit Publishers | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.17.2014 | Home

The announcement on Thursday that independent publisher McSweeney’s plans to become a nonprofit inevitably carried a note of gloom. Though described...

Interview With Vendela Vida About Always Apprentices

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Home
Nicki Richesin

It may come as something of a surprise that Vendela Vida doesn't have access to the internet at her home, but make no mistake, she's very connected.

Litquake and San Francisco Writers' Grotto Announce Lit Camp

Nicki Richesin | Posted 11.11.2012 | San Francisco
Nicki Richesin

There's a new literary camp in town. Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto have joined their wonder twin powers to form Lit Camp a literary writing intensive with representatives from McSweeney's, The Believer, ZYZZYVA and The Rumpus.

In Reply to Andy Selsberg's Question: "Where are the Michael Pollans for Clothing?"

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenni Avins

"Where are the Michael Pollans for clothing?" Andy Selsberg asked, in an article entitled "Conscientious Clothing" published in this month's Believer....

An Interview With Common

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

The man who would become known to the world as Common has been blessed with a bountiful career in an industry that feasts on the forgettable tastes of one-hit wonders.

The Believer Book Award: McSweeney's Magazine Announces Annual Book Prize

The Believer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Percival Everett's seventeenth novel, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, is a wickedly funny, stunningly imaginative, and wholly original book that addresses, h...

The Golden State

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

I recently joined Facebook and that is another story for another time, but its relevant to what I'm telling you because I've never made a friend this ...

Hipsters Ironically Boycott Where The Wild Things Are

The Hollywood Ham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
The Hollywood Ham

Those Hipsters who did go to the movies this weekend built on the ironic support for Where The Wild Things Are by seeing Couples Retreat.

Novelists in Hollywood: Away We Go

Jed P. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jed P. Cohen

What makes Away We Go important is that it got made at all. It is a heartening prospect that as the country reads less and goes to the movies more, the movies continue to read.

As the Media Changes, So Does My El Commute

Greg Boose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Greg Boose

My morning Brown Line commute has evolved over this past year, and it's not only because I'm now getting on at the Francisco stop rather than squeezing on at Southport.