Leaving the Atocha Station

Living in Madrid on a prestigious fellowship, young American poet Adam Gordon searches for authenticity, not only in his own work but also in his relationships with others. Author Ben Lerner reflects on life, creativity, and what it means to be genuine in a novel that eschews pretension in favor of an earnest -- often humorous -- consideration of art and those who make it.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.