Nick Antosca is the author of the novels Midnight Picnic (Word Riot Press, 2009) and Fires (Impetus Press, 2006). His writing has appeared in Nerve, Hustler, The New York Sun, Identity Theory, The Barcelona Review, The Huffington Post, and others. He was born in New Orleans and lives in New York, and his blog is Brothercyst.

Poet of Celebrity Addiction

A former hard-living musician, novelist Tony O’Neill has a new book out that mocks the celebrity rehab world of L.A. He speaks to Nick Antosca about Dr. Drew and writing terrible sex scenes.

The Hipster Thief

Tao Lin’s internet stunts and public fights with editors have made him a gonzo lit icon. He talks to his former roommate, Nick Antosca, about his new book, Shoplifting From American Apparel.

Hot-Blooded Horror

Park Chan-wook's new vampire-meets-priest thriller, Thirst, wowed audiences at Cannes and has just hit the States. Nick Antosca talks to the director about how sexy gore can be.

Food Fetishes

A ghost story that’s also a perverse coming-of-age tale, White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi will make your skin crawl—even if you’re not sure why.