Sarah Rose Etter’s chapbook, Tongue Party, is now available from Caketrain Press. You can find out more at: www.sarahroseetter.com.
what are you reading now
There is No Year by Blake Butler
classic you’ve been meaning to read
Everything ever written, honestly. But lately, Infinite Jest.
last book you finished in a single sitting
Us by Michael Kimball
book you borrowed and never returned
The Best of Roald Dahl
most scribble-ridden book in your collection
The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer
if you could write yourself into any short story
A Manual for Sons by Donald Barthelme
book you’ve planted on a coffee table to impress someone
I’m not much of a books on coffee table kind of person, more of a books stacked on the bedside table kind of person. I don’t think I’ve ever planted anything – but if I was going to plant something, I’d probably just put seven copies of Ovid on the table, see where that got the conversation going, you know?
if you could subscribe to only one literary journal
AHHH! I’d have to go with Caketrain. And not just because they are my soulmates and publisher. Their issues just consistently blow my face off.
best thing you’ve read online recently
“Me and Gin” by Lindsay Hunter in Barrelhouse.
most anticipated upcoming release
The French translation of The Pale King by David Foster Wallace.
recommended reading list:
Break-Up Reading List
- And The Ass Saw the Angel by Nick Cave
- The Rules of Attraction by Brett Easton Ellis
- Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
- Pimp by Iceberg Slim
- Selected Stories of Robert Walser
- Tough Guys Don’t Dance by Norman Mailer
- Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Márquez
- Crimes of Passion by Marquis De Sade