Wells Tower wins NYPL’s Young Lions Award.
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Gay Talese weighs in on Salinger in this week’s paper, but The Observer‘s Molly Fischer and Michael H. Miller also spoke to other writers and editors about their memories of the author.
GERALD HOWARD (Random House):
Gerald Howard, an editor, recalls a “piece of publishing lore” passed down by J. Randall Williams III—Howard’s Read More
Wells Tower, author of the short-story collection Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, has switched literary agents. Mr. Tower, whom The Observer profiled in March, was previously represented by Heather Schroder of ICM. Today he can be found on the client list of the Andrew Wylie Agency.
Mr. Tower received unanimous praise for Everything Read More
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“Being a human being isn’t just all misery and despair. There’s a lot of available joy out there, even if we don’t often find it. I think that fiction should find opportunities for joy.”
Sitting in his sunny apartment in Greenpoint about six weeks ago, the short story writer Wells Tower was explaining why he’s Read More