Our Infinite Playlist

Read Garrett’s newest contribution to Assignment Magazine, “Our Infinite Playlist.” Garrett reflects on crafting the perfect playlist for his graduating Mountainview MFA 2018 cohort. Read the article by clicking here. Stream the Spotify playlist by clicking here.

The Debut by Anita Brookner

It would be no surprise to me to find that Wes Anderson took some of his more quirky, melancholic characters from Brookner’s work. In fact, the attitude and breezy familial prose of this book hearkens back to the presentation of The Royal Tenenbaums in many ways; reading it in Alec Baldwin’s cracked Baritone almost adds to the appeal of […]

Selected Paragraphs…

Follow this link over to Assignment Magazine Online where you can read a paragraph from Garrett’s MFA thesis and new novel along with some other great paragraphs from his classmates, past and present… Selected Paragraphs, Assignment Magazine Online


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