by Matt Bell
JUL-AUG 2014 | Books
Josh Weil is the author of the novel The Great Glass Sea and the novella collection The New Valley (Grove Atlantic, 2009). A New York Times Editors' Choice, The New Valley won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from The American Academy of Arts and Letters, the New Writers Award from the Great Lakes Colleges Association, and a 5 Under 35 Award from the National Book Foundation.
by Casey Murphy
MAY 2014 | Books
I stay in a place that people leave. This single, defiant sentence reveals the tone of David Giffelss new book of essays, The Hard Way on Purpose. In the book, Giffels writes with equal parts loving pride and critical acumen about Akron, Ohio, the city in which he was born.