The Tournament of Books short list is live!
The Rooster crows! Check out the shortlist and judges for this year's Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.
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.