Contributors

for January 2011

  • Alvin Buenaventura publishes comics and books with Pigeon Press.
  • Colin Fleming, author of the story collection Between Cloud and Horizon: Relationship Stories, writes for Rolling Stone, the Atlantic, and Slate. His fiction appears in Boulevard, the Iowa Review, and Black Clock.
  • David Gorin is an MFA student in poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a doctoral student in English Literature at Yale. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Jacket, Teen People, and A Public Space.
  • Nick Hornby lives in North London.
  • Reif Larsen is the author of the novel The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet, an interactive version of which will soon be released on the iPad. He is working on a novel about particle physics and puppetry.
  • Ben Lerner’s books are The Lichtenberg Figures, Angle of Yaw, and Mean Free Path, all published by Copper Canyon Press. He edits poetry for Critical Quarterly and teaches at Brooklyn College.
  • John Madera has published work in Conjunctions, Opium, elimae, Tarpaulin Sky, the Review of Contemporary Fiction, the Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. He is the managing editor of Big Other and a columnist for the Nervous Breakdown.
  • Adam Mansbach is the author of three novels, most recently The End of the Jews, winner of the California Book Award. Forthcoming projects include an as-yet-untitled novel cowritten with director Robert Rodriguez; a graphic novel, Nature of the Beast; and a children’s book, Go the Fuck to Sleep.
  • Greil Marcus is the author of Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century, Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll Music, and The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice, and other books. His column, Real Life Rock Top Ten, runs monthly in the Believer.
  • Michael Ondaatje is the author of several books, including Coming through Slaughter, The English Patient, Running in the Family, and Divisadero. His new novel, The Cat’s Table, will come out in the fall.
  • Jack Pendarvis has written three books.
  • M. Lynx Qualey lives in Cairo, where she writes about the Arab and Arabic literary landscape. She blogs at arablit.wordpress.com.
  • Leon Rooke is the author of Shakespeare’s Dog, A Good Baby, The Beautiful Wife, and numerous collections of short stories.
  • Theo Schell-Lambert is currently working on a novel and a screenplay. He also writes a column for GOOD. He lives in California.
  • Andy Selsberg edits dearoldlove.com and blogs at andyselsblog.tumblr.com. He’s previously written for the Believer about teen sex comedies and official handbooks.
  • Tracy K. Smith is the author of Duende and The Body’s Question. Her new collection, Life on Mars, will be published in May by Graywolf Press. She teaches at Princeton University.
  • Linda Spalding is the author of Who Named the Knife, A Dark Place in the Jungle, and three novels.
  • Justin Taylor is the author of the novel The Gospel of Anarchy and the story collection Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever. He is online at justindtaylor.net.
  • Scott Thompson is a member of the famed sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall. One of his most famous characters is featured in a graphic novel, Danny Husk: The Hollow Planet, released last year by IDW.
  • Deb Olin Unferth is the author of the story collection Minor Robberies and the novel Vacation (McSweeney’s), and the memoir Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War (Holt).