Rachel B. Glaser was born in New Jersey. She lives in Western Massachusetts. Her first book, Pee On Water, is available through Publishing Genius Press.
what are you reading now
Rereading Honored Guest by Joy Williams
classic you’ve been meaning to read
last book to induce gut-busting laughter
James Purdy's "I Am Elijah Thrush"
book you borrowed and never returned
Flatland (but I still haven't finished it)
favorite book cover design
Maybe Barthelme's Sadness cover, or the original cover (pink pattern that makes it look like a cookbook?) of Jane Bowles's Collected Works
best thing you’ve read online recently
I read this good Christopher Cheney poem today: "Insomnia"
most anticipated upcoming release
Adam Levin's short story collection coming out in 2011 and Emily Petit's Goat in the Snow (first book of poems) also coming out in 2011
recommended reading list:
Books with Wild or Unusual Women Characters Written by Women
- Two Serious Ladies (or the Collected Works) by Jane Bowles
- Honored Guest by Joy Williams
- Nice Big American Baby by Judy Budnitz
- Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
- Bad Behavior by Mary Gaitskill