Jaime Karnes earned her BA at the University of Kansas, her MFA from Rutgers-Newark, and she teaches fiction writing at Gotham Writers’ Workshop. She also teaches English and Literature at Rutgers University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Storyglossia, Willard & Maple, TransLit, Etude Magazine, and HTMLGIANT. She lives and writes in Manhattan. She can be reached at cellardoorcopy (at) gmail.com.
Tuesday, November 16 2010
Rosanne Cash’s lyricism plays on the page as if she’s on stage with guitar in hand. You can hear the music as you read. PopMatters Jaime Karnes talks with this gifted writer of songs and stories.
Wednesday, February 16 2011
I suppose that’s the difficulty in navigating truth and fiction. The two don’t belong together. By all accounts, fiction is a lie that feels true, not the other way around.
Monday, February 7 2011
To answer the question, What is love? can be daunting if not outright frightening. Is it a singular thing that can be repeated?
Wednesday, January 19 2011
Will Self never lets the surreal seem surreal. Self’s surrealistic side feels as organic as his settings. Of course there are robots! Of course they drool and drink Kool-aid!
Thursday, January 13 2011
Reminiscent of Wally Lamb’s coming-of-age She’s Come Undone, coupled with the complexity of voice and point of view much like a Julia Alvarez novel, Durrow has achieved a haunting page-turner.
Wednesday, January 5 2011
It’s Clarissa and Richard from The Hours, again: in love but separated by sexuality and strength and longevity; yet another wrenching narrative of unrequited love, and unfulfilled dreams
Friday, November 19 2010
Beat Up Creations: Altered Antique Plates [$25 and up]