Episode 303 — Tim O’Connell
Tim O’Connell is the guest. He is an editor at Vintage, Anchor, Knopf, and Pantheon.
Monologue topics: death, the old man who died, DMT, Tao Lin, Terence McKenna, psychedelic crocodiles who want to rape me, machine elves, fear.
"I used to wear muumuus when I weighed 300 lbs, and it was great. They were the only thing that made my body feel free and real."
Dear Photo People,
I’m the new photography editor for the awesome Hobart literary journal. Hobart has been around since 2001, which is like a billion in internet years, so you know it’s good.
If you’re interested in having your work showcased alongside some intensely readable fiction/nonfiction/poetry, give me a shout.
“Vissi d’Arte,” out now as an eBook short, is a classic Lorrie Moore story: funny, bright, a little sad, biting.
A brokenhearted love song to art and New York City, to a Reagan-era Times Square neighborhood that today has been completely transformed, retaining only echoes of its old atmosphere, here is the perfect introduction to a much imitated, but never eclipsed, true American voice. In the words of The Plain Dealer, “There’s no other writer quite like Lorrie Moore.”
Read more about this and other #VintageShorts here: http://knopfdoubleday.com/book/248040/vissi-darte/