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James McCloskey

JAMES MCCLOSKEY is an author and co-founder of the Street to Home Initiative.

In Conversation

Julian Barnes with James McCloskey

Julian Barnes is the author of ten novels and two books of short stories and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including two Booker Prize nominations. His most recent collection of short stories is The Lemon Table. James McCloskey recently spoke to him for The Brooklyn Rail.

In Conversation

Jonathan Ames

Well, like most writers I love to read, and so I’m a book lover. My parents were good to me, but the area where they were really generous to me was books. Everything else was secondhand: secondhand bicycle, secondhand ice skates, secondhand soccer cleats. Which is no big deal, but with books for some reason I was given carte blanche.

In Conversation

New Day at Hunter: Peter Carey

When I first came to New York from Sydney—this was in 1990—I imagined MFA programs were a bit of a scam.

In Conversation

Richard Ford with James McCloskey

Mr. Ford asks me to meet him for coffee early on a Saturday morning in late September in the lobby of his midtown hotel. When I arrive, I’m initially surprised by the modernity, the sleekness of the décor: mirrored tables and high straight backed chairs, and Japanese fighting fish in bowls on shelves above the couches.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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