John O’Connor is from Kalamazoo, Michigan. His writing has appeared in Quarterly West, Open City, Gastronomica, the Financial Times, and the 2006 anthology The Best Creative Nonfiction. He lives in New York City.
- February 2009: Avian: The Loggerhead Shrike
- November 2005: Interview with Devendra Banhart
The warbler extraordinaire explains the alchemy of reducing a sprawling notebook to a single lyric.
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December 2004/January 2005: Interview with Raymond Pettibon
The press-labeled “punk artist” offers careful musings on the economics of drawing, the degradation of competition, plus guns, fists, and Gumby.