What would you like to call yourself — a writer or a story-teller? I would like to call myself Jeronimo Pinto. I call myself Jerry Pinto. I have been called many things. I try not to use labels because the descriptive degenerates into the prescriptive and the prescriptive becomes restrictive.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rips into VS Naipaul: 'An Indian man. . .who felt so ... New York Daily News (blog) Writers' feuds tend to approach Biggie vs. Tupac magnitude (and really, wasn't their enmity accompanied by a hearty dose of poetic feeling?
Kept under lock and key, JD Salinger's three unpublished stories have now escaped online, to a mixed response from fans
What a tease, this guy was. In an era when people (myself included) cannot seem to even wait for a few days before 'publishing' what they write (in the most generous interpretation of the word publish), how does one judge this guy who wanted stuff he wrote to be published half a centuary after his death.
A stream of fiction and stories written by reclusive author J.D. Salinger will be published between 2015 and 2020, according to a new biography about the writer of The Catcher in the Rye, who died in 2010.
The first one I saw was on the corner of West 36th St and Sixth Avenue: a racing bicycle, painted completely white (tyres, saddle, spokes--everything) and chained to a street sign ("Left Lane Must Turn Left").