Daily Archives: January 25, 2018

Art and Entertainment and Commerciality

Chad, who is an architect, sent me this question today, which I am answering publicly with his permission: I read a repost on Tor.com this morning regarding Ursula K Le Guin (rest in peace) where she made several interesting comments regarding “the production of a market commodity and the practice of an art.” This is […]

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The Big Idea: Brooke Bolander

I taught Brooke Bolander at the 2011 Clarion Writing Workshop, and while I would dearly like to claim credit for her development into an amazing writer, in fact the talent was always there. It comes to a fruition in the novella The Only Harmless Great Thing; here is Bolander to explain how radium and elephants […]

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