News

  • Essay on author Florence King, “The Barbarian Princess,” at Deep South Magazine
  • Essay, “The Fictional Gordon Lish,” at Passages North
  • Self-interview at The Nervous Breakdown
  • Excerpt of Play Pretty Blues at The Nervous Breakdown
  • Review of Eugene Marten’s Layman’s Report at The Rumpus
  • Television spot on Play Pretty Blues at WTOK
  • Research Notes on Play Pretty Blues at Necessary Fiction
  • Post for the “Where Writers Write” feature at The Next Best Book Blog
  • Book Notes on Play Pretty Blues at Largehearted Boy
  • Review of Play Pretty Blues in The Minneapolis Star Tribune: “Wright begins with a ghost and gives us a flesh-and-blood man, a genius and a rascal, one destined to steal the reader’s heart.”
  • Short piece on the origin of Play Pretty Blues‘s title at Inklings
  • Excerpt of Play Pretty Blues at Vol. 1 Brooklyn
  • Article on the first-person-plural POV at The Millions
  • Review of Play Pretty Blues in the November issue of Bookslut: “The cumulative effect is a broad and emotional epic that possesses the imagination.”
  • Review of Play Pretty Blues in the November issue of The New Criterion: “…the sound-cloud of biographical and period detail that Wright summons over Johnson is the joy of Play Pretty Blues.”
  • Launch party for Play Pretty Blues to be held at Dream Baby on Thursday, November 7th, 2013, 7-9pm
  • Short story, “Delicate Ecosystems,” in the latest issue of The Fiddleback.