I edit the blog for this journal. It’s good. Read it. Please.
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If you haven’t read anything by William H. Gass, do so.
I’m reading the book Several short sentences about writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg.
The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.
- William H. Gass, novelist, literary critic
After a brilliant 10-day residency at the University of Tampa, I now begin my homework.
Here is my MFA reading list:
- White Noise by Don Delillo.
- The Verificationist by Donald Antrim
- 60 Stories by Donald Barthelme
- The Major Works by Heinrich Von Kleist
- A Parisian Affair and Other Stories by Guy De Maupassant
- Dead Souls or Collected Fictions by Nikolai Gogol
- The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
- One Hundred Years of Solitude by Marquez
- The Convalescent by Jessica Anthony
Books on the Craft of Fiction:
- The Art of Fiction by John Gardner
- The Fiction Writer’s Workshop by Josip Novakovich