Full text finally available on the Believer website: I wrote about my former professor, Richard Poirer, for The Believer.
I used Ruth Franklin’s excellent biography of Shirley Jackson as an occasion to write about literary biography at Literary Hub.
I wrote about the new breed of highbrow spy novels at Pacific Standard.
I sat down for a long chat with the brilliant Wayne Koestenbaum for the LARB.
I wrote an essay for Full-Stop about Eileen Simpson’s wonderful memoir, Poets in Their Youth, and the poets she chronicles wherein (John Berryman, Robert Lowell, Delmore Schwartz, et al).