Articles tagged with fiction

Jennifer R. Bernstein

Known mainly as a realist, the writer used the gothic form to explore the horror of being confined by gender.

Marlon James Nate File

Marlon James discusses writing realistic Black characters, being inspired by African folktales, and why we don’t have to let go of the world of make-believe to tell serious stories.

John Crowley

Amazon’s Tales from the Loop has introduced a new audience to the speculative worlds of the Swedish artist, whose books depict worlds in which humanity has, in one way or another, run afoul of technology.

Annie Howard

Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Lathe of Heaven reminds us of the radical power of collective imagination.

Boston Review

A recording of our digital reading of poetry, fiction, and essays from our annual literary anthology, with ASL interpreting.

Boston Review

A recording of our discussion about the recovery of one of Wainaina’s lost stories and his continued importance to the African literary landscape.

Binyavanga Wainaina Achal Prabhala

Celebrated writer Binyavanga Wainaina’s first piece of fiction was thought to be lost. Recently rediscovered, it appears here twenty-five years after it originally debuted.

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Stephen Milder

The Greens are on track to become Germany’s second strongest party. For many, this is proof that abandoning radicalism was the right choice, but a new novel offers valuable insights into why it should be recovered.

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A recording of the launch event for Boston Review’s new literary anthology, Ancestors. Renowned writers read their poems, fiction, and more.