Karen Russell's Imaginary Nonprofit Saves The World But Costs Your Soul

There's been a wave of fiction about an insomnia epidemic, as if some collective anxiety is bubbling up. Most recently, Kenneth Calhoun's Black Moon freaked us out. But Karen Russell's new novella "Sleep Donation" is still something pretty unique: a look at people in the nonprofit sector, struggling with insolubleā€¦ » 4/18/14 4:37pm 4/18/14 4:37pm

Black Moon's Insomnia Epidemic Is The Most Unsettling Apocalypse Of All

We're living in a golden age of apocalyptic books right now, with everybody from Margaret Atwood to Cormac McCarthy to Colson Whitehead telling apocalyptic tales. We've had a plague apocalypse, and an apocalypse where children's voices are toxic. But the insomnia plague in Kenneth Calhoun's Black Moon is stillā€¦ » 3/31/14 4:30pm 3/31/14 4:30pm

I didn't realize I was writing a science fiction novel

I didn't set out to do it. I didn't even know I was doing it. But it seems I have written a science fiction novel. At least that's what the SF community is telling me with their much-appreciated support for my novel, Black Moon. » 3/04/14 1:08pm 3/04/14 1:08pm