• Charles D'Ambrosio interviews Nam Le. That's a lot of short story genius, there.
• Slate reprints an article on History's Greatest Pedagogical Animals. (Have you seen the new Smokey the Bear ads? Now he's intimidating the careless with implied threats of violence! Good for Smokey.)
• Check out author Matthew Spektor's website for his upcoming novel That Summertime Sound. It includes an excerpt from the book read by James Franco.
Tonight at 7pm, our U District store is hosting Clarion West faculty member Elizabeth Bear. Join us!