Is Publishing a Purgatory? A Conversation with Robert KlossAmber Sparks
Robert Kloss and Amber Sparks in conversation on influence, the difficulty of writing experimental fiction and trying to sell experimental fiction in a traditional way, and the hazards of publishing in any format or medium.
The Literary Dung Ball: In Conversation with Jac Jemc and Amber SparksAmber Sparks
Amber Sparks & Jac Jemc tackle plot, ghosts, and craft in their conversation on the occasion of Jemc’s new novel, The Grip of It.
“I Cannot Enter Her”: On Search & Escape in the Book of MutterAmber Sparks
Amber Sparks explores the myth, maze, and memory of Kate Zambreno’s latest innovative work, The Book of Mutter.
Where Wonder Lives Online: Why Instagram is the New Cabinet of CuriositiesAmber Sparks
Amber Sparks argues for Instagram as a continuous archive of the previously unseen and offers a curated range of new sources for your feed.
Memory As Story: A Review of Find MeAmber Sparks
Amber Sparks dives into the memory, loss, and apocalypse in Laura van den Berg’s Find Me.
John Dermot Woods’s Love/Hate Letter to BaltimoreAmber Sparks
Amber Sparks tackles the psychosis of a city unraveling in John Dermot Woods’s self-illustrated new novel, The Baltimore Atrocities.
An American Landscape: Fourteen Stories, None of Them Are YoursAmber Sparks
Amber Sparks delves into the peyote-laced language of Luke B. Goebel’s new book, discovering a feral soul, hymns, and wild prayers.
Body Map: Mouth CaveAmber Sparks
Body Map is a series that invites authors to write about the body. In the fifth installment, Amber Sparks talks about the mouth cave.
Figures for an Apocalypse: A DissectionAmber Sparks
Edward Mullany’s newest is a vision of the world ending that eschews blood and guts for true, deep dread. Amber Sparks reviews.