Gemma Correll, on Tumblr
“Think of a more hopeful and female-informed rendering of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road.”
– Rob Spillman writing about Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven, longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award in Fiction, at Guernica (via nationalbook)
This post is highlighting teen fiction that features lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and otherwise non-heterosexual identifying characters and themes that are coming out in Fall 2014 and Winter 2015.
"That Door," erasure poetry from page 199 of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest
"[O]ne of the most mesmerizing heroines in recent fiction…." —Texas Monthly
"Merritt Tierce’s debut novel, Love Me Back, is a gorgeous, dirty razor of prose—sharp and dangerous and breathtaking." —Roxane Gay, author of An Untamed State and Bad Feminist
"Tierce’s prose possesses the force, bluntness and surprise of a sucker punch. Love Me Back is an unflinching and galvanic novel full of heart and heartache; one of my favorite books of the last few years." —Carrie Brownstein, co-creator of Portlandia
Do it for the gif.
Jay McInerney: Bright Lights, Big City
Reader Submission: Title and Redesign by Brendan Mortimer.