Blog migration

February 19th, 2013

I have gone to the new land of wordpress:

My fiction workshop Art of Fiction: Character Development and the Other will begin February 26, 2013. If you’re interested, go to the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop website.


Reading List – Fall 2012

January 16th, 2013

Best European Fiction 2012

The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie

A Haunted House Virginia Woolf

So Long, See You Tomorrow William Maxwell

“Permission to Enter” Zadie Smith

“Ox Mountain Death Song” Kevin Barry

“Protestant Boy” Desmond Hogan

“Demeter” Maile Meloy

“Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters” J.D. Salinger

Old School Tobias Wolff

Energy of Delusion Viktor Shklovsky

Disgrace J.M. Coetzee

Children of Lir Desmond Hogan


„Der Bau“ Franz Kafka

„Die Turnstunde“ Rainer Maria Rilke

„Das Märchen von den Händen Gottes“ Rainer Maria Rilke


Snuff Виктора Пелевина

Евгеный Онегин Александра Пушкина

Степные Богы Андрея Геласимова

«Жажда» Андрея Геласимова

Энергия Заблуждения Виктора Шкловского

Крейцерова Соната Льва Тольстого

Fiction by Ian Singleton

November 27th, 2012

My story “Sweetgum” is in Fiddleblack #6.

Reading List – Summer 2012

October 31st, 2012

Varieties of Presence Alva Noë

The Waking Theodor Roethke

The Undertaking Thomas Lynch

Best European Fiction 2012

Look at the Birdie Kurt Vonnegut

Faith and Practice Pacific Yearly Meeting

“An Abduction” Tessa Hadley

Rashomon and Other Stories Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie

“Thank You For The Light” F. Scott Fitzgerald

“After Ellen” Justin Taylor

“Family Planning” Valerie Laken

“Map of the City” Valerie Laken

“Amundsen” Alice Munro

“The Proxy Marriage” Maile Meloy

“Another Life” Paul LaFarge

“The Nun’s Priest’s Tale” Chaucer

“Nero” Louise Erdrich

A Haunted House Virginia Woolf

“Logic and Literature” Gerard Ginette


„Schakale und Araber“ Franz Kafka

„Die erste Leid“ Franz Kafka

„Der neue Advokat“ Franz Kafka

„Auf der Galerie“ Franz Kafka

„Ein altes Blatt“ Franz Kafka

„Vor dem Gesetz“ Franz Kafka

„Ein Besuch im Bergwerk“ Franz Kafka

„Das nächste Dorf“ Franz Kafka

„Eine kaiserliche Botschaft“ Franz Kafka

„Die Sorge des Hausvaters“ Franz Kafka


„Der Bau“ Franz Kafka


Двенадцать стульев Ильи Илфа и Евгения Петрова

Snuff Виктора Пелевина

Interview with Ian Singleton

August 21st, 2012

David Duhr, Fiction Editor of Fringe Magazine interviews me.

Aqueous Books will publish CUSSING in 2015. I’ll continue to put updates about this.

Book Review by Ian Singleton

August 1st, 2012

My review of Jim Nisbet’s Old and Cold in Word Riot.

Translation by Ian Singleton

August 1st, 2012

My translation of Marina Eskina’s “Письмо из Цурау” in Asymptote.

Spring 2012

June 27th, 2012

All Aunt Hagar’s Children Edward P. Jones

“Chapter Two” Antonya Nelson

Varieties of Presence Alva Noë

“Gods” John Wisdom

“The Birthday Party” Harold Pinter

Old and Cold Jim Nisbet

Home For Sale Leo Litwak

“Failed Prophecies, Glorious Hopes” Richard Rorty

“The Afterlife” Becky Hagenston

“What is Quakerism? : A Primer” George T. Peck

“Introducing Quakers” Gordon Browne

“An Interpretation of Quakerism” Rufus M. Jones

“How to Become a Member of the Religious Society of Friends”

“Spiritual responsibility in the meeting for business”

“Five tests for discerning a true leading” Hugh Barbour

Quaker Reader

The Waking Theodor Roethke

The Undertaking Thomas Lynch


Snuff Виктора Пелевина

Священная книга оборотьня Виктора Пелевина

Братья Карамазовы Фёдора Достоевского

«Опять на полем куликовым» Александра Блока

«Поцелуй» Антона Чехова