Remember the B. Dalton bookstore chain? Pamela Paul sure does. She worked at a B. Dalton store once upon a time, and this week she published an essay about that experience.
Some notes on (and against) ambition from Elisa Albert. (Thanks, Emily Barton, for pointing this out.)
Congratulations to John Vanderslice on his recent promotion to full professor—and many thanks to him for sharing his reflections upon reaching this milestone.
Congratulations as well to Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, whose memoir The Fact of a Body launched this week. Find out more in “Rejection, Truth-Making, and a Narrative Stegosaurus: a Conversation with Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich,” on the Grub Street blog.
And, as per usual, you’ll find some new Jewish-lit links over on the My Machberet blog.
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend.
Have a great weekend, everyone.