Tag Archives: Karen Russell

Sunday Links, September 29, 2013

Author Karen Russell has won one of the McArthur Foundation’s so-called genius grants. After reading some of the stories in Vampires in the Lemon Grove, I think the award well-deserved. One of these days I’m going to have to get to Swamplandia!, her first novel. Stephen King is making the rounds for his new book, […]


New Yorker fiction (Jul 26) – “The Dredgeman’s Revelation”

In the primeval and spongy ecosystem of wetlands, the precise boundary between earth and water is mired in mystery, obscured in muck — and it’s in that place where acclaimed author Karen Russell steps up to share her love of all things swampen. She reveals in a conversation at BookBrowse: A lot of my protagonists […]