It's week 10 of the Rooster's summer reads!
Rooster days of summer > dog days of summer. Novelist Emma Straub and our own Nozlee Samadzadeh wrap up Kudos by Rachel Cusk.
Hudson Hongo loiters around Tacoma, Wash., under the pretext of being a student. His work has appeared on McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and The Bygone Bureau. Many other fascinating details can be found here.
You walk in to your bedroom and find your girlfriend in bed with another man. Blood boils. Violence is imminent. Wait, what’s that he’s saying?
Acceptance speeches are often great for moments of hubris and disaster. For anyone soon to win a prize, here’s a template best avoided.