Dreadful Daughters, Nervous Breakdowns and storySouth Million Writers nom for ‘The Box.’

J.W. Wang, Zack Wentz, Cameron Pierce, John Joseph Adams, Seb Doubinsky, Deb Hoag… the list goes on and most of these people are award winning writers, poets, anthologists themselves, but they do that extra thing, they read. They lead by example. Without which this revolution, this whole movement, would not be happening.

My 20th Nervous Breakdown

Here is a new piece I wrote on my experiences at the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop. “The place was crawling with babeness. I mean aside from the instructors—I’m talking Aimee Bender here, people. Antonya Nelson. But the delegates glowed too. The little memoir-writer in his white golf hat, and the tight, brittle New York…

Going OFF!

American Monster has been picked up by a West Coast publisher who I cannot name right now, but it is one I am indescribably proud to be associated with. Biggest hangover ever. The Box came out on Juked; the folks at Doghorn never cease to amaze me with their generosity and professionalism. And always always…

This just in…. good news!

Of Drama Queens and Red balloons, or: When is Ripe Rotten? My latest Nervous Breakdown here: http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/jbreukelaar/2011/07/of-drama-queens/ PLUS, a new Zombie piece, Z-Day, coming out at Opium. Reading Seb Doubinsky’s poetry collection, The Little Things that Break, so watch this space for my Holy Shit! comments. Seb’s astonishing triptych, Babylon Trilogy, has just been picked…