You are Writing What You Are, All the Time
A Conversation with James Salter
"But that's what I think the book is. What the reader thinks the book is may be not exactly that. That's always the case—you don't know what you've written until people start telling you what you've written." James Salter talks with Propeller's Dan DeWeese about moral concerns in Salter's work, the advantages of writing longhand, and his new novel, All That Is.
Will Oldham and the Challenge of Keeping It Hyperreal
"It is the theater of his songwriting that is the most striking element—his ability to be himself and someone else simultaneously, or to displace or project himself just enough so that we feel that we are at once being sung to and overhearing him sing to someone else." By Jonathan Cushing
Painter of Ice
"My paintings are like theater props without a story, and people can wonder about what that story can be." Elizabeth Lopeman chats with Gerhard Riessbeck about his paintings of icebergs, what it means to be a ship's 'expedition painter,' and his thoughts on climate change.