For those of us too busy to read the great poet, here's McSweeny's Emily Dickinson Reader. Paul LeGault has transposed each of Dickinson's poems into one-line renderings — perfect for the age of musings in 140 characters or less.
At a recent reading in Chicago, Shalom Auslander confided in his audience that he had asked his publisher if he could skip the normal book tour Q & A, and just interview himself.The questions he gets are “often repetitive,” he lamented.
Twitter may seem like an annoying, hyperactive, self-important and cursory way to communicate, but you have to admit, it's addictive. And lately, it has become far more than a way to share your favorite VMA performance with 500 people at once (for the record: Beyonce baby bump!).