At the Times, Dwight Garner has good things to say about Atticus Lish’s Preparation for the Next Life.
Sofia Samatar discusses winning a World Fantasy Award.
Impose interviewed the excellent indie rock band Girlpool.
Some notes on Sean Michaels’s Giller Prize win.
Tin House has an uncollected essay from Charles D’Ambrosio.
Stephen Collins assembled a comic about the process of making The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil.
The New York Times has new writing from Victoria Comella.
Cult of Youth’s album Final Days was reviewed at Pitchfork.