The author of Who Put This Song On? on emo, mental health, and the Obama years.
The author of The Man Who Saw Everything on modernist structure, novelistic characters, and David Lynch.
The author of The Topeka School on finishing a trilogy, maternal linguistic influence, and psychology.
Talking to the editors of We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan about trans representation, the process of editing private writing, and why history is gay.
The co-author of The Beautiful Ones on writing after Prince’s death, searching through his archives, and meeting your heroes.
The author of Permanent Record on families of origin, emotional expense, and bodega cats.
The author of The Innocents on growing up, survival, and giving your characters dignity.
The author of Trick Mirror on the self as a lens on the system, scams, and the internet beat.
The author of Sleeveless on 2010s New York, jealousy, and being out of touch.
The author of Here Until August on the cruelty of language, fiction as a form of introspection, and writing as an act against ventriloquism.