On a Tumblr far away in the Upper Midwest, lots of essays are being published about the experience of doing an MFA in creative writing at the University of Iowa.
“In recognition of the program’s history and ongoing literary legacy, Iowa alums will publish a series of new essays throughout the summer,” reads Read More
It happened one Saturday afternoon while walking down Seventh Avenue in Park Slope: I actually stopped at the animal-rescue table. I picked up a black-and-white kitten looking squashed and sad in its too-small cat carrier just to give it a few moments of attention before sending it back to the auction block. “Can I hold Read More
All My Life for Sale , by John D. Freyer. Bloomsbury, 224 pages, $19.95.
Two years ago, John Freyer auctioned off his birthday. More specifically, he let eBay’s highest bidder, a stranger named Brian, pay $1.25 to assume his identity at a Manhattan bar where a group of Mr. Freyer’s friends had gathered to fête Read More