Tag: Literature

  On Tuesday, September 11, 2012, readers, fans, and miscellaneous miscreants almost caused at riot at the Union Square Barnes and Noble appearance of author Junot Díaz. The Pulitzer Prize winning author was in attendance to read from his newly released short story collection This is How You Lose Her. According to Colorlines, an estimated [...]

The below quote is from Cressida Leyshon’s recent interview with author Zadie Smith about her upcoming novel NW. [E]very time I write a sentence I’m thinking not only of the people I ended up in college with but my siblings, my family, my school friends, the people from my neighborhood. I’ve come to realize that [...]

My Cocoasis sister and fellow writer Danielle Gilyot has just published her latest short story When the Bough Breaks in Specter Literary Magazine. Check out the excerpt below. Nadine took the money out of their savings account that morning without telling her boyfriend. 300 dollars. Gabe would have a fit. Half-running down Magazine Street because New [...]