June 21, 2012

A witty student at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Jessie Gaynor, has written/drawn a fun article called Drunk Texts from Famous Authors for the generally rather staid Paris Review. Here’s the first one: June 18, 2012 | by Jessie Gaynor Check out the rest at The Paris Review‘s blog here.

December 2, 2011

My friend Ina Chadwick proposed at our Writers’ Cafe in Westport this week that we paper the ceiling with our rejection slips. I immediately went home and threw all mine out (except the ones that actually said something nice. Both of them.) But she has a point. It’s hard to feel upbeat when you get…