Some years ago, near the top of a steep road in San Francisco, I pulled the parking brake on my car and sat there at a deathly angle, scared out of my mind.
In this multi-part web-exclusive interview for BOMBlog, George Saunders and Patrick Dacey discuss growth as a writer, the place of the writing workshop (including a visit from a drunken Hemingway), and whether a man can ever really experience true happiness without an icicle impaling him through the head.
In this multi-part web-exclusive interview for BOMBlog, George Saunders and Patrick Dacey discuss the writing process, storytelling technique (“Any monkey in a story had better be a dead monkey”), and how the mind is like the trash compactor from Star Wars.
BOMB Magazine celebrating the publication of BOMB #104 and its all-new pull-out literary supplement, First Proof with Park Lit, one of NYC’s best annual summer reading series.
Right around the time the war on terror began, I thought, Does Donna really need so many friggin’ flags?
In the second installment in BOMB’s Fiction for Driving Across America series, Patrick Dacey reads his short story “Patriots,” published in BOMB 104’s literary supplement, First Proof.