- Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis have a forthcoming YA novel titled Wildwood. (We assume it is not set in the New Jersey region of the same name.) And the Willamette Week has an excerpt.
- Molly Templeton looks at books about video games in light of nostalgia — specifically, Tom Bisell’s Extra Lives and Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One.
- Gary Lutz, interviewed in The Fiddleback. In related news, at least one Vol.1 editor really needs to read more of Christine Schutt’s work, as Nightwork was fantastic.