Nathan Oates’s collection of stories, The Empty House, won the 2012 Spokane Prize. His stories have appeared in the Missouri Review, the Antioch Review, Crazyhorse, Copper Nickel, and elsewhere. His stories have been anthologized in The Best American Mystery Stories and Forty Stories. He teaches at Seton Hall University and lives in Brooklyn, New York, though he’s currently spending the year in Florence, Italy.
Feb 01 2018
The Dead Writers Reading Series
Funding was always an issue. This was one of the administration’s favorite lines, and it was, Jonathan would later tell himself, what led to the mistake, which led to the
Jul 22 2013
Mile Point Road
The lake house, when they finally arrived after the drive from New York that took almost twice as long as the computer had promised, looked nothing like what Matt had
Sep 01 2010
Political Stories: The Individual in Contemporary Fiction
Featuring reviews of The Emperor’s Children (Claire Messud), A Disorder Peculiar to the Country (Ken Kalfus), Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie), Delirium (Laura Restrepo), and Last Evenings on Earth (Roberto Bolaño). This full review is not currently
Dec 01 2008
Gaping at a Shoe: Intellectualism in American Literature
Featuring reviews of: The Unpossessed by Tess Slessinger All the Sad Young Literary Men by Keith Gessen The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon The Collected Stories by Leonard Michaels Dictation: A Quartet by Cynthia Ozick.