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Rick Moody

Jerry Stahl With the Skinny on Fatty, Republican Sun Gods, and Happy Mutant Babies

David Henry Sterry | Posted 02.02.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

Jerry is one of those rare writers who goes between Hollywood screenplays and novels. He writes dark subversive stories and he somehow continues to get away with it.

Stochasticism, Ambition and John Cage: A Discussion With Rick Moody

Rae Bryant | Posted 08.19.2013 | Books
Rae Bryant

'My essay was about flows and probabilities. It was not a rhetorical bludgeoning, which I feel so often from literature of the mainstream these days."

FINALLY: David Bowie Breaks His Silence

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

David Bowie has been famously quiet about "The Next Day." He's been so tight-lipped, in fact, that not a single word from the singer about his comebac...

How Rick Moody Writes

Electric Literature | Posted 11.19.2012 | Books
Electric Literature

I have written things in appalling circumstances. In the worst motels, on scraps of paper and envelopes. And oftentimes the reduced circumstance takes me to creative places I wouldn't go otherwise.

Authors Talk Musicians Talk Authors: What Happens When Writers Listen and Musical Artists Read

Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment

Singer/Songwriter Cass McCombs on Things He’s Been Meaning to Read Even when I travel, I always carry around too many books. Eventually, I find ...

Yaddo: Transforming Sorrow into Joy

Daron Hagen | Posted 08.05.2012 | Home
Daron Hagen

Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, New York, is more than America's most prestigious artist retreat: it is a testament to one couple's determination to transubstantiate loss into works of art.

All Things Considered: The Many Talents of Wesley Stace

David Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Coggins

Wesley Stace's eclectic talents make him a hard man to pin down. For over 20 years he's recorded highly literate folk music under the name John Wesley Harding. We spoke recently in Manhattan.

Huffington Post Readers' Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In our article The 5 Meanest Reviews Ever, we asked you for some of your own personal favorite venomous reviews. You responded, telling us about revi...

Is The Internet A Detriment To Writers?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Rick Moody, author of "The Ice Storm" and other literary works with a strong cult following, claims that old fashioned paper books and the internet "s...

HuffPost Readers' Picks: 15 Books You Read Over The Weekend And Loved (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We asked you, whether by tweeting or Facebook , to tell us what books gave your weekend that little special something. From classics to current bestse...

Rick Moody 'Takes The Inane And Makes It Sincere' In 'The Four Fingers Of Death'

AP | CHAD ROEDEMEIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The Four Fingers of Death" (Little, Brown and Co., $25.99), by Rick Moody: I'm afraid that when I do that book reviewer thing and give you the obliga...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Want to find out what Kakutani had to say about Gary Shteyngart's "Super Sad True Love Story"? How about the LA Times's take on Rick Moody's latest? C...

Rick Moody Delves Into Twitter Fiction

Wall Street Journal | Alexandra Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This week, author Rick Moody has been experimenting with Twitterfiction -- he is tweeting a short story over the course of three days, posting a new s...