Erin Somers

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Storystorm: Scarystorm Edition

29 October 2013 on Blog, Storystorm

To celebrate Halloween, I've asked some writers I admire to pick their favorite scary essays, stories, poems, or songs. So sit back, give into that bag of candy corn, and...

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15 May 2013 on Linkstorm

Here's a list of 65 books you need to read in your 20s. Kinda hate when people tell me what I "need to do" in my twenties. Like I "have...

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08 May 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

Happy 76th today to Thomas Pynchon. And happy Pynchon In Public Day to us all. Break out your homemade Tristero shirts, nerdy boys. I won't even say anything about how...

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01 May 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

Hello friends. It's the last week of school (forever, for me!) and it's finally 65 and sunny in NH, which means people are going full 1990s Malibu out there. Rollerblading...

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17 April 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

Congrats to Adam Johnson, who just won the fiction Pulitzer for The Orphan Master's Son. Congrats, too, to the committee on choosing a winner this year. Also re: the Pulitzer,...

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10 April 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

In case you're a lazy slug person and this is your only source of news, legendary movie critic Roger Ebert died last week. In a desperate bid to make me...

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20 March 2013 on Linkstorm

The first day of spring is tomorrow. Ho, ho. That's rich. Spring? I freaking doubt it. I'm about to change my name to Nanook of the North and go forage...

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06 March 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

Here is Tim Horvath's advice for short shorts. And here is mine: all you need is some old jeans and a pair of scissors! Men can do it too, y'all....

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20 February 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

The Internet is full of great stuff to read this week! It's hard for me to even write jokes about it, because how do you joke about things you like?...

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02 January 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

Happy New Year everyone. J.R.R. Tolkien's birthday is tomorrow. People freak for that hobbit stuff, but I always thought it needed more girls and better outfits. There's such a thing...

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19 December 2012 on Blog, Linkstorm

Annoyingly good essay writer and pizza party enthusiast David Bersell has an essay up on Vol. 1 Brooklyn. Read it one million times. The style sheet for George Saunders' new...

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05 December 2012 on Blog, Linkstorm

It's Joan Didion's birthday today. Happy birthday, you fierce old genius! Don't love those cancer books, but Goodbye to All That is top ten. (Art of Fiction interview here. Nonfiction...

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