These stories are about depressed, lonely, alienated people with low self-esteem, crippling “social anxiety disorder,” and other problems. His characters are usually confused or frustrated or excited or bored or happy. Some of his characters’ favorite authors include Arthur Schopenhauer and Fernando Pessoa. Some of his characters’ favorite movies include Gattaca, Yi Yi, Land Of Silence And Darkness, Funny Ha-Ha, Wheel Of Time, The Piano Teacher, Chungking Express.
Today The Sky Is Blue…
About the author
(b. 1983, Virginia) lives in Manhattan, New York. He's the author of the novels Eeee Eee Eeee (2007), Richard Yates (2010) and Tapei (2013). He also wrote the poetry books You are a little bit happier than I am (2006) and Cognitive-behavioral Therapy (2008), the short story collecion Bed (2007) and the nouvelle Shoplifting from American Apparel (2009). Today The Sky Is Blue and White with Bright Blue Spots and a White Pale Moon and I Will Destroy Our Relationship Today was his first short story collection.