As GalleyCat takes a holiday break, why not watch some literary web video? Just in time for your vacation, we collected some of GalleyCat’s web video content in a single post.
Earlier this year, we attended The Sexiest Book Party Ever for Francis Levy’s new novel.
Then, we joined Mike Edison, Jonathan Ames, Amanda Stern, Rachel Shukert, and Jon Spencer for a night of rock & roll and literary mayhem.
Jay McInerney, author of Bright Lights, Big City, talked about what the recession means for writers.
We met a dog-walking poet who lives, works, and writes in Brooklyn.
NBA-winning novelist Barry Lopez gave his thoughts on the historic election.
Then, Peter H. McGuigan, founding partner at Foundry Literary + Media, pondered the publishing meltdown.
HarperStudio publisher Bob Miller talked about reforming book return policies.
At the National Book Awards, GalleyCat landed exclusive interviews with NBA Young People’s Literature winner Judy Blundell, Nonfiction winner Annette Gordon-Reed, Poetry winner Mark Doty, former finalist Joshua Ferris, and in short feature, Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell and finalist Salvatore Scibona discussed poverty and writing.
If you want more literary content, The Millions just completed A Year in Reading and Largehearted Boy continues to archive the Best of 2008 book lists, and finally, GalleyCat readers picked the Best Writing Music.