Evan James

Evan James's work has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Observer, the Sun magazine, and elsewhere. He has an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
July 15, 2016

In the kitchen of the McCullers house, my boom box picked up an Alabama public radio station; after writing all day, and before reading all night, I would listen to the radio and cook, in the very room from which warm meals once emerged to feed the girl who grew up to write The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.