The NADA Contemporary Poetry Marathon Reading from May 10, 2014.
Listen to readings from a BOMBlive event at the Harbor Gallery on July 24th, 2013. Many thanks to our talented readers: Álvaro Enrigue, Catherine Lacey, M. Cullen, Trey Sager, and Bianca Stone.
Eight young artists, curators, writers and art historians tell BOMB their top picks at this year’s BOS, May 31–June 2, 2013.
Take a road trip to Philly’s Bodega gallery with a podcast of a performative lecture by—and interview with—choreographer Jen Rosenblit.
Listen to a podcast of Miranda July reading from her new book It Chooses You at BookCourt bookstore in Brooklyn.
BOMBlog teams up with San Francisco’s Litquake to bring you a series of interviews leading up to their annual festival. This week, Litquake talks to fiction writer and poet Jesse Ball about books, wolf-back riding and the Vivian sisters. Jesse’s newly released novel The Curfew is in bookstores now!
Jennifer Rodriguez reports from a cocktail reception for Elissa Schappell’s new book Blueprints for Building Better Girls.
Hadley Roach attends the PS122 Launch Party on the Gawker rooftop to preview the real and imagined treats of the 2011–2012 season.
Leah Umansky on the maritime poetics of Underwater NY’s reading at Poets House, featuring Matthea Harvey, KC Trommer and Cate Marvin among others.
As part of a new ongoing column, BOMBlog steps out on the town, or into an intimate party, to explore the inner lives and passions of New York City’s artists, writers, and creative professionals, be it food, fashion, or just pop culture. In this installment, writer Jennifer Rodriguez speaks to photographer Beowulf Sheehan, the man behind the camera for the New York Public Library’s beautiful book Know the Past, Find the Future.
Listen to a podcast of Jim Shepard reading from his recent book of short stories, You Think That’s Bad, and then check out his conversation with Christie Hodgen in BOMB 114, on newstands now.
As part of a new ongoing column, BOMBlog steps out on the town, or into an intimate party, to explore the inner lives and passions of New York City’s artists, writers, and creative professionals, be it food, fashion, or just pop culture. In the first installment, writer Jennifer Rodriguez attends a dinner party hosted by Vadis Turner and Clay Ezell at the couple’s home in Williamsburg.
The literary and the culinary scenes come together to benefit Housing Works, a multi-platform charitable organization raising money for homeless people in New York living with HIV.
On a frigid Monday night in January, BOMB hosted a reading at Half King, the legendary bar and restaurant in Chelsea. Listen to a podcast of the event, featuring Luke Degnan, Ben Mirov, Dorothea Lasky, and Justin Taylor.
Bookforum’s Feb/March issue is loaded with travelogues. So what better way to launch the issue than with a night of quick and punchy narratives? To lighten the load they brought in the likes of Stephen Elliot (The Adderall Diaries), Victor LaValle (Big Machine), Sam Lipsyte (The Ask), Tom McCarthy
Jennifer Rodriguez reports on the “Sweet: Actors Reading Writers” series and its founders’ innovative, and highly entertaining, approach to live fiction performance.
Justin Spring, just nominated for a National Book Award for his seminal biography, The Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade with poet and biographer, Honor Moore at the New York Public Library, on September 29, 2010. Listen to a podcast of the conversation and check out the video highlights below.
Gary Shteyngart reads from his novel Super Sad True Love Story at BookCourt. A short Q&A follows the (hilarious) reading.