“Engaging with art doesn’t have to be about understanding something or getting the right answer.” —Beth Morgan, author of A Touch of Jen
The author of With Teeth celebrates absurdist humor.
“It was all fun and games until I realized that I was actually writing a book.” —E. C. Osondu, author of Alien Stories
The author of With Teeth writes about the pleasure of riffing off a good joke.
The author of With Teeth writes that her affinity for self-deprecating humor is inextricable from her queerness.
The author of With Teeth examines how a single joke can be successfully repackaged and retold over time.
“There’s something sort of final and fulfilling about discovering, say, that a poem’s floor is also its ceiling.” —Justin Jannise, author of How to be Better by Being Worse
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Authors Guild offers new Emerging Writer Membership; authors’ favorite scary stories; the legacy of Ursula K. Le Guin; and other news.
Writer and editor Daniel Menaker compiles over one hundred amusing verbal blunders in his new book, The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016), illustrated by New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.