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Geoff Dyer on the art of nonfiction: “The process of book writing for me is entirely one of trial and error.” And Edward P. Jones on the art of fiction: “Until I can read a story physically, with the eyes, it doesn’t seem to exist for me.”
The first installment of a novel by Rachel Cusk. New fiction from J. D. Daniels, Jenny Offill, Nell Freudenberger, Ottessa Moshfegh, and Lydia Davis, and the winner of the NPR Three-Minute Fiction Contest.
Poems by Kevin Prufer, Susan Stewart, Hilda Hilst, Charlie Smith, Monica Youn, Sylvie Baumgartel, Emily Moore, and Linda Pastan. A portfolio of nudes by Chuck Close.
Ben Jahn, The NPR Three-Minute Fiction Contest
Geoff Dyer, The Art of Nonfiction No. 6 Full Text
Hilda Hilst, From â€œAlcohologuesâ€
Emily Moore, Ghazal
Linda Pastan, Last Rites
Kevin Prufer, How He Loved Them Full Text
Charlie Smith, Bus to Tuxtla
Susan Stewart, Pine Full Text