Author Archive

Dear violent person

A conversation with Benjamin Weissman about violence, writing violence, and his most recent collection, Headless.

Violence is golden

Reading about violence isn’t everyone’s idea of leisure, but navigating the sadism of Benjamin Weissman’s world — and our own — certainly breaks up the monotony of daily life.

The handshake man

The handshake man

Can a Belgian priest help quell the ethnic, class, and political schisms that divide Haitians in the Dominican Republic?