“It seems to me that now there could be a real incentive to write negatively. I would be wary if this were to serve as any sort of inducement to write witty and damning phrases. The key thing is the sensitivity of the response and the accuracy of the judgment.” At The Guardian, Geoff Dyer and Anna Baddely discuss criticism. (via MobyLives)
- Mary Robinette Kowal on her Month of Letters challenge: “The things that I am writing are things that I expect will still be relevant in a week.”
- At Slate, Curtis Sittenfeld interviews Emily Danforth.
- Kate Zambreno, who’ll be reading next Monday at Franklin Park, is interviewed at The L Magazine.