Posts Tagged ‘myla goldberg’

Don’t Be Bored: Hipster-Consumer Esoterica

William Gibson is known for his science fiction novels: Pattern Recognition, Neuromancer, Spook Country. One of his short stories, written in 1981, is the origin of the term “cyberspace.” His work largely deals with the fantastical application of technology in the future. But in the 30 years that Gibson has written about hipster-consumer esoterica, high-tech underworlds, and military [...]

Meet a Visiting Cartoonist: A Chat With Jason Little

Jason Little made a big splash in the alternative comics world with his Xeric grant-funded debut, Jack's Luck Runs Out, in 1998. More than a decade later, I can remember being absolutely blown away when I first saw the comic at SPX. The Jack of the title, and the other main characters, were based on [...]

Tonight: Myla Goldberg Speaks at the JCC

Author Myla Goldberg (most recently of Wickett's Remedy) speaks tonight at the Jewish Community Center about her writing process, the inspiration behind her stories, and what it takes to put a novel together. Goldberg is best known for her terrific 2001 debut, Bee Season, in which a 9-year-old girl’s family falls apart after she wins [...]