Lania Knight’s first book, Three Cubic Feet, was selected as a finalist for the 2013 Lambda Literary Award in Debut Fiction. Her stories and essays have been published or are forthcoming in New Stories from the Midwest, Literary Mama, PANK, Jabberwock Review, and Midwestern Gothic. She is the Fiction Editor for Bluestem, and she currently teaches at Eastern Illinois University. Read more about her at www.laniaknight.com.
Jul 22 2013
Stories of Distant Lands
Featuring reviews of:
Sidewalk Dancing by Letitia Moffitt
Ayiti by Roxane Gay
How Shall We Kill the Bishop? and Other Stories by Lily Mabura
The Beach at Galle Road by Joanna Luloff
Sep 01 2009
A Conversation with Aleksandar Hemon
It becomes part of your memory, and there is this porousness between the narrator’s mind and the reader’s mind. At some point, it literally shares space, narrative space. To me, that’s the exciting thing, that somehow, out of nothing, I as a writer create a space into which you as the reader can step.
Mar 01 2007
A Conversation with David Sedaris
Interviewer: I’ve heard you say that you’re not the funny person in your family. Amy’s funny. Your brother’s funny. When did you figure out that you were funny? Sedaris: Oh, I’m not really.