How to Win by Daisy Johnson

A new short story from the Booker-shortlisted author Daisy Johnson. e’re here! Bikinis! Tans! Plucked! Waxed! Ready to go! Thirteen days in a villa with…

Pat Barker reads Medusa

Pat Barker reads her story from the April 15, 2019, issue of the magazine. Barker is the author of fourteen novels, including “Regeneration”; “The Ghost Road,”…

16 Questions With Oyinkan Braithwaite

While several writers were still fleshing out ideas, writing tentative opening sentences and deciding characters’ names, Oyinkan Braithwaite, 32-year-old assistant manager at Kachifo Publishers,…

Disposable Diaries: Willy Vlautin

Our latest ‘Disposable Diaries’ comes from Willy Vlautin, author of The Motel Life, Northline, Lean on Pete and The Free. His writing is often praised for giving a voice to…

Andrew Wilson and the Thriller Queens

Hercule Poirot and Tom Ripley. At first sight, the retired Belgian detective and the gentleman psychopath have little in common: Poirot solves crimes, Ripley…