"Missing is a strange feeling. It doesn’t have to mean you are wishing to be in the place you are missing."—Linda Schenck translates Kerstin Ekman; Marilyn Hacker translates Jean-Paul de Dadelsen; Ander Monson on marginalia; Helen Oyeyemi goes blonde; Nigel Peake listens to the sounds of a city; plus new fiction by Colin Barrett, Eric Bennett, Jonathan Lee, Sara Majka, and Per Petterson; and poems by Kimberly Grey, F. T. Marinetti, Lynn Melnick, and others.
Live Ideas 2014 | April 23-27
APS contributors Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts (APS 12), Rachel Cohen (APS 11), and Lawrence Weschler (APS 10) are part of this five-day festival celebrating the great American essayist, novelist, playwright, poet, and activist.
Leslie Jamison’s Debut Story | APS 3
Empathy in fact v. fiction: the first published story by the author of the best-selling essay collection The Empathy Exams. “We were silent for a moment. He kept standing there, chewing. I imagined following him home, tracking a winding trail of breadcrumbs all through the Mission.”
Buffalo, NY | Tuesday, April 15
Hallwalls hosts a reading and conversation with Yiyun Li in celebration of Kinder Than Solitude, her “sleek, powerful novel about the weight of memory, the brunt of loss and the myriad ways the past can crimp a soul” (Washington Post).