Sean Wilsey's More Curious
Issue 20 is just around the corner! To tide you over till then have a look at Nonfiction Editor Andrew Maynard's review of More Curious
by Sean Wilsey (McSweeney's): "Whether Wilsey is attacking NASA or soccer or his love of skateboarding or the time he spent volunteering as a greeter for victims in the Plaza Hotel the week after 9/11, he is constantly searching for glimpses of beauty in humanity."
Craft Talk No. 2: Dean Rader on Titling
This week on Switchback
, we pick Dean Rader's brain on titles and their relationship to poems! Read the entire interview with Poetry Editor Cassie Duggan here
: "Most of the time, the title comes last or nearly last. My fear with any poem is that it is either too accessible or too inaccessible. Depending on how I’m feeling, I might give a piece a title to help or hinder as the case may be."
Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy
It's the last week of September, and we've got a great new review
for you of Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy
(McSweeney's) by current Associate Fiction Editor—soon to be Managing Editor of Switchback
—Greg Poulos! "The voices presented here are unique; each plight is its own. And the stories are briskly told. This is a book you will want to read through to the very end, not because you feel some kind of abstract moral obligation to, but because these stories are fascinating and engaging."