WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Kushner (Rachel, that is) on Franzen

Really good, serious novelists seldom get featured in the media — unless, of course, they’ve managed to fabricate some level of celebrity for themselves. We’re talking Jonathan Franzen here, not … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · 13 Comments

You shouldn’t let poets lie to you

Whenever I want to feel good about things, I find this little clip of Björk explaining how a television works. A poet once told her that TVs were hypnotizing us … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · 9 Comments

My new novel is coming down the pike

Countdown time. My new novel is on the horizon. I have the paperback proof in my hot little hands, and I’ve been poring over it for those hitherto undetected typos … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · 21 Comments

Spots of time

My mom came to town last week for her 80th birthday. She’s anxious on planes these days, so my sister, Judy, came with her, like always, and we lined up … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · 15 Comments