“This is the problem with talking about Williamsburg, or anywhere, in terms of bohemia; there isn’t enough room for local history, memorable relationships, or anything, really, that isn’t bound up in making the case for inclusion in that scene.” Bookforum on Robert Anasi’s The Last Bohemia.
City Lights will be releasing an anthology of work from Sister Spit — featuring Eileen Myles, Myriam Gurba, Blake Nelson, and Michelle Tea — in September.
The New York Times profiled sisters Allison and Katie Crutchfield, of the groups Swearin’ and Waxahatchee.
Eugene Kelly, of the Vaselines (and Eugenius; don’t forget Eugenius, as they are terrific) is interviewed at Sound of the City.
Brian Joseph Davis on the process of making a print edition of an online journal.
Tom Whalen’s novel The President in Her Towers sounds intriguing. There’s also a Norman Lock blurb on it, which doesn’t hurt.