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Gordon Lish Interviewed by BOMBLOG.

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Gordon Lish has loomed large in the background of the American short story for nearly half a century, and his recent Collected Fictions re-affirms his influence on the form. B.C. Edwards spoke with Lish about revision, reduction and the silence that precedes reading.

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Moustafa Bayoumi Interviewed by The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Read the interview with Moustafa Bayoumi, author of Midnight on the Mavi Marama, in The Chronicle.

Next month, OR books will publish Midnight on the Mavi Marmara, a collection of essays about Israel’s recent raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla. The book will be edited by Moustafa Bayoumi, an associate professor of English at the City University of New York’s Brooklyn College. Bayoumi is the author of How Does it Feel to be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America (Penguin Press, 2008).

I caught up with Bayoumi, who is currently in Seoul, and he answered my questions by e-mail.