I had the pleasure of interviewing the Orange Prize winning wunderkind Téa Obreht for The Rumpus last spring, so I thought I’d link to it in honor of her recent National Book Award nomination for “The Tiger’s Wife.” Congrats Téa!Read more "Interview with National Book Award Nominee, Téa Obreht"
Terrible news out of the National Book Foundation this morning. Lauren Myracle withdrew her novel “Shine,” which was nominated in the Young People’s Literature category. Why? Because the NBF staff are apparently very bad at “Whisper Down the Lane.” Publishers Weekly explains: “Last week, Chime by Franny Billingsley was added as a sixth nominee to […]Read more "National Book Award – What a mess…"
Before Patti Smith’s recent performance at the Virgin Mobile Free Fest, I got a few shots of her taking a few shots of the crowd with that little accordian-style camera.Read more "National Book Award Winner Patti Smith"