Articles by Nick Moran

January 11, 2012

Do They Accept Curiosities? 2

Experimental literary magazine theNewerYork wants to “screw with your head.” They also want you to submit “short but challenging pieces” for publication.

January 11, 2012

Co-Laureates 0

Congratulations to Matthew Sage and Michael Bussmann for becoming co-Poet Laureates of Fort Collins, Colorado. Based on New York Magazine‘s calculations, however, their shared honor isn’t likely to pay off monetarily any time soon.

January 11, 2012

The Tournament of Books 1

The field has been set for The Morning News‘ annual Tournament of Books. Who will emerge victorious this year? Will it be a DeWitt or a deWitt?

January 9, 2012

Gold in the New Millennium 0

Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned author Wells Tower tracks the Klondike’s modern gold rush in his typically comprehensive way.

January 9, 2012

Orbital Vacations 0

Looking for a place to burn those vacation days? How about outer space, or one of the other 44 places tapped by The New York Times?

January 9, 2012

Behind the Longreads 1

On January 25th, if you’re in New York City, you could do worse than to listen to a handful of New York Magazine editors discuss non-fiction storytelling. The event is being held in conjunction with Longreads and Housing Works Bookstore Café.

January 9, 2012

Walking the Cigar 0

We all have our obsessions. A friend of mine moved to New York City about a year ago and has made it his mission to catch a glimpse of Gay Talese taking his cigar for a walk. He’s been unsuccessful thus far.

January 9, 2012

The Loneliness of the Icelandic Translator 0

Victoria Cribb is one of Icelandic literature’s “best-known” translators into English. Among the works she’s translated is The Blue Fox, which was selected by Nuruddin Farah in our Year in Reading series.

January 6, 2012

Celebrity Lecture Series 0

WARNING: Do not visit the website for Michigan State’s Celebrity Lecture Series unless you have a substantial amount of free time to kill. Before you even need to scroll down, you have access to audio from Edward Albee, Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, and Pat Conroy.

January 6, 2012

“Fruit flies or not, I do have a heart,” 0

It’s come to this. Since it first emerged, the @horse_ebooks Twitter feed has been alternately obsessed over and totally ignored for its ersatz Dadaism. Now a group of intrepid fans have begun writing fan fiction dedicated to its enigmatic writing prompts.