Friday Roundup

Twelve fun links from around the web.


This is what the SAL office looks like everyday.

Missing Linda Pastan’s elegant voice after her November reading?

“How do we know when a photographer caters to life and not to some previous prejudice?”

Finally, a book club you don’t have to leave the house for.

Florian Schulz tracks a wolf.

The low-competency MFA (ha!).

US vs. UK: who does book covers better?

Claudia Rankine’s AWP keynote speech about “what keeps us uncomfortable in each other’s presence.”

Why cats love bookstores.

The PEN Award winners and the L.A. Times Book Award winners have been announced (can you spot the past SAL authors on both lists?).

In honor of the First Folio at SPL: a King Lear comic!

Did you catch Imani Sim’s pantoum?

(Photo of Kurt Vonnegut via Nitch.)

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