Ben Marcus’s Language

February 6, 2014 | 2 books mentioned

“Language starts to shut down the strength and power and strangeness of what it means to be a person in the world.” At The Rumpus, Ben Marcus discusses how he uses language in his writing and his new short story collection, Leaving the Sea (featured in our 2014 book preview.) Pair with: Our own Adam Boretz’s interview with Marcus and our review of The Flame Alphabet.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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