“What is clear is that Ziprin was both a magnet and catalyst, and that all sorts of people, from the pianist Thelonius Monk to the illustrator William Mohr, were drawn to him.” Hyperallergic on Lionel Ziprin.
Where boxing and poetry overlap: Gabriele Tinti, Burt Young, and Franklin Bruno will be reading at the Queens Museum of Art next month.
Lynn Coady’s story “Clear Skies,” at Joyland.
Taking a trip into Jack Handey’s New Yorker archives.
A look at Jon Pineda’s novel Apology.