Archive for June, 2010

June 8, 2010

SHTEYNGART: ONE OF 20 UNDER 40

Big congrats to SLS Montreal special guest Gary Shteyngart, who was recently named one of the twenty best writers under forty by the New Yorker.  The New Yorker’s list was compiled in part by another SLS special guest, fiction editor Deborah Treisman; you can read her and co-editor Cressida Leyshon’s essay about choosing the top twenty here.

June 2, 2010

AIMEE BENDER IN WALL STREET JOURNAL

Former SLS faculty member and friend of the program Aimee Bender released The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake yesterday.  You can read about the book and Bender’s writing process in this interview by the Wall Street Journal.