A Car With No Tires On It: A Conversation with Daniel McCloskey
–Interview by Rachel Mennies Rachel Mennies: We’ve talked a lot about you seeing yourself as both a visual artist and a writer—I was curious if you could talk a little bit about a “hybrid novel,” the term you use to describe A Film About Billy? Daniel McCloskey: I call my book a hybrid
[REVIEW] A Film About Billy, by Daniel McCloskey
Six Gallery Press (distributed by Birdcage Bottom Books; reprint distributed by Small Press Distribution) 248 pages, $12 Review by Rachel Mennies Collin, the teenage protagonist in Daniel McCloskey’s comics-prose hybrid novel A Film About Billy, has a movie to make about his dead friend William, and a seven thousand dollar grant from the
The Lightning Room with Josette Akresh-Gonzales
–Interview by Diana Clarke January author Josette Akresh-Gonzales makes a case for for caring about commas after the apocalypse and remembering even when it would hurt less to forget. 1. I was so struck by one line in “The Trumpet Player”: “Mercy for caring deeply about commas/instead of migrant slaves.