Peter Markus’s most recent book is Inside My Pencil (Dzanc Books). His interview with Pamela Ryder appeared in the July/August issue of The Brooklyn Rail.
JUL-AUG 2017 | Books
Pamela Ryder writes sentences like no other writer I know. I remember my first encounter with her fiction, a story called “Hovenweep” as it appeared as the opening story in Gordon Lish’s The Quarterly #29, a story that begins, “We are too much in the open here: sky, sky, slick rock, heat, and high above us the circling birds.” What is this word Hovenweep?
OCT 2017 | Books
I’m always on the hunt for other writers and artists to look to as models, men and women who have carved out their own cave in the world and find a way to stick their heads out from time to time to say something about what they see.