The Chicago origins of The Little Review

One aspect of the Lost Generation that we haven’t touched on yet are the many small literary journals of the time and so I thought we’d start with an intro to one of the most important, The Little Review, born in my hometown of Chicago. Running from 1914 to 1929, Margaret Anderson began The LittleContinue reading “The Chicago origins of The Little Review”

James Joyce reading an excerpt from Ulysses

Back in 2014 I found myself living in Huntsville, Alabama, and very unhappy. One dark night I started planning a trip to see a couple friends, which eventually morphed into a solo 80 day trip around the United States, ostensibly to finish writing my first novel. I avoided flying whenever possible, resulting in many hoursContinue reading “James Joyce reading an excerpt from Ulysses”