A Word About Writing: One Author, Seven Questions
An Interview with Eric Lundgren, by Peter Swegart
The Facades is Eric Lundgren’s first published novel is a mix of darkness and light, humor and deep-stomach sadness. The story follows Sven Norberg’s search for his wife in the fictional city called Trude. The whole atmosphere of Trude is dirty, menacing and decrepit and many of the characters are villainous in one way or another. Despite all of this, the reader can comfort in the protagonist’s dry humor and undying hope that he will find his wife. The Facades is a beautiful nocturn of a novel, with a plot that makes you want to keep reading and style that makes you want to reread each sentence. I had the pleasure of talking to Eric about anguish, scary operas, and Minnesota.
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In the Telling
The latest two installments of our weekly podcast series feature stories from New York City students. For this special effort, Slice partnered with Room to Write, a group of literary agents and editors who teach creative writing to local students. Click here to read more and to listen to the podcasts.
Encounters in Publishing
They appeared in the 14th floor conference room one morning, unannounced. Or, at least to me they were unannounced: the auditors.
Having only been marginally aware of auditing as something one does not want to have happen during tax season, my feeling toward them was one of slight curiosity coupled with the wish that they’d leave our conference room so I could continue to fill up my water bottle from the water cooler in that room without feeling like I was walking in on something.
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NYC Event of the Week
Vol. 1 Brooklyn presents Kevin Sampsell, Julia Fierro, Chelsea Hodson, and Joseph Riippi, with Vol. 1 Brooklyn's Tobias Carroll
Friday, December 6th @ 7:00pm
126 Franklin Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
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