where the writers are

Favorite Books

The Ice Palace by Tarjei Vesaas, The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz, Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov, Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson, Childhood and Other Neighborhoods by Stuart Dybek, The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner, Florida by Christine Schutt, The Collected Prose of Elizabeth Bishop, Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje, Reasons to Live by Amy Hempel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce.

What I'm Reading

Ulysses. Finally.

Favorite Authors

Chris Abani, Sherman Alexie, Aimee Bender, Maud Casey, Ann Cummins, Andrew Sean Greer, Aleksandar Hemon, A.M. Homes, Samantha Hunt, Nicole Krauss, Kelly Link, Katharine Noel, Peter Orner, Eric Puchner, Selah Saterstrom, George Saunders, Ali Smith, Alison Smith, Vendela Vida.

Influences

Tarjei Vesaas, Stuart Dybek, Selah Saterstrom, Samantha Hunt, Amy Hempel, Ali Smith, Christine Schutt, A.M. Homes, Amanda Davis, and many, many more