If you’re making a trip to New England this summer, might we suggest Alexander Chee’s guide to Portland, Maine? Or perhaps Ploughshares‘s guide to literary Portsmouth.

Bryan Charles remembers the excellent indie rock band Silkworm.

Nico Muhly on writing for ballet.

Maile Meloy on J.D. Salinger’s Nine Stories.

Jeanne Fury interviews Beth Ditto of The Gossip.

A Charlie Kaufman/Catherine Keener HBO series? No argument here.

Details have emerged about Tao Lin’s third novel.

Also: LEGO hardcore show.

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