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Briefly Noted: T. Clutch Fleischmann is interviewed in Black Warrior Review, Amy Gustine discusses digital bookstores, & Rick Barot is on Audio Saucepan
- In an interview with the Black Warrior Review, author T. Clutch Fleischmann discusses their literary inspirations, books they hope aspiring writers take a look at, and the execution of Syzygy, Beauty. Fleischmann says, "Thinking of gender, sex, and landscape, I wanted to write from this motion, crafting an essay that allowed me to explore the self and the relation between the self and the world without feeling held by chrononormative narrative or other textures of writing that felt dishonest to my own experience." Get your copy of Syzygy, Beauty here.
- Amy Gustine, author of You Should Pity Us Instead, was recently featured as a guest writer for the official blog of The Story Prize. In her post, Gustine discusses the pros and cons of online booksellers and independent bookstores. According to Gustine, "For the sake of convenience and cost we’ve sacrificed an experience that for me was the gateway to a life-long love of reading . . . " You can find Gustine's book here.
- Rick Barot's poem, "The Wooden Overcoat", was featured on KSFR News' Audio Saucepan alongside pieces by Teresa Leo and Meghan Privitello. "The Wooden Overcoat" is featured in Barot's recent collection of poetry, Chord. Listen to the podcast here.