What I'm Looking Forward to Reading

May, 2009

Guest Post: Michael Lukas’s Summer Reading List

by Jane Ciabattari | May-19-2009

NBCC member Michael Lukas, a finalist in the Virginia Quarterly Review’s Young Reviewers Contest last year (and a VQR blogger), sent word on what he’s...read »

December, 2008

What I’m Looking Forward to Reading This Winter: Rigoberto Gonzalez

by Rigoberto González | Dec-18-2008

The Veiled Suite: The Collected Poems of Agha Shahid Ali Ali’s premature death in 2001 was a devastating loss to a number of communities (literary,...read »

What I’m Looking Forward to Reading: Ellen Heltzel

by admin | Dec-16-2008

The 2009 book that just hit my nightstand is Lark & Termite, by Jayne Anne Phillips, to be published in January by Knopf. Phillips has bumped to the head of...read »

July, 2008

Summer Reading: Heller McAlpin

by admin | Jul-30-2008

Perhaps it’s a critic thing: Even when reading at leisure (as opposed to on assignment), I tend to divide literature into two broad categories: books I wish...read »

Summer Reading Notes: Maureen N. McLane

by admin | Jul-11-2008

Re-reading Lorrie Moore’s “Birds of America,” since there’s been a flurry of reviews  of her new “Collected Stories.” A few of the stories felt brittler, more...read »

Summer Reading: Jane Ciabattari

by admin | Jul-06-2008

After two years tethered to the Internet, due to a couple of big writing projects, I’m heading to upstate New York later this month to spend a week as fiction...read »


by admin | Jul-04-2008

It was a long, cold, wet spring, here in Seattle. Even the most stoic among us in the far northwest corner have taken to muttering about buying up distressed...read »

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