¤ March 16: Rencontre L E A R
Lire et Ecrire à La Rochelle, France.
Lycée Dautet et Lycée Saint Exupéry.
¤ May 4: Reading at University of
Leuven, Belgium, for the ENSFR
conference: "Short Fiction: Co-texts
¤ June 18-23: Come to Philadelphia!
Rosemont Writers' Retreat. Workshops
and readings. Check it out.
¤ June 23: Reading at Kistler Library,
Rosemont College, Rosemont,
Pennsylvania. 12:00 p.m.
¤ July 19: Reading at Prairie Lights
Bookstore, Iowa City, Iowa. 7:00 p.m.
¤ July 16-21: See you in Iowa City at
the Iowa Summer Writing Festival.
Check it out.
¤ A new collection of short fiction has
just been released: Dick Cheney in
¤ A book-length essay, George
Saunders' Pastoralia: Bookmarked, is
forthcoming in 2018 from Ig Books.
¤ See a review of King Lear with
Glenda Jackson in the lead at
London's Old Vic.
¤ "The Raptor" has won a Pushcart
Prize! It's in the 2017 anthology.
Special thanks to the Chicago
¤ A new short story, "Big and Nasty," is
in The New England Review.
¤ See a review of Józef Mackiewicz's
important novel Road to Nowhere.
¤ See Charles' review of George
Saunders' Tenth of December in New
York Journal of Books.
¤ See an essay in Library Journal.
¤ See reviews by Charles of Home by
Toni Morrison and Stripped by Nicole
¤ Brooklyn's Slice magazine has
chosen the short story "Just Desserts"
for its Spotlight feature.
¤ For Kurt Vonnegut and pastoral
sounds, see here.
¤ See Charles' review of Desdemona
directed by Peter Sellars, text by Toni
Morrison, music by Rokia Traoré
¤ For a list of all reviews by Charles,
¤ An essay on "Mind Rhyme"
appeared in The Antioch Review.
¤ Casa Editrice Fernandel, the Italian
publisher of The Contractor, has
released its translation:
traduzione: Elena Battista
prezzo: € 14,00