Posts by Andrew Ervin

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2015 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin photo
April 10, 2015 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2015 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin

Andrew Ervin

Here in Philadelphia, there’s a comfortable familiarity in the air, a sense of impending mediocrity to which every lifelong Phillies fan has grown accustomed. The bandwagon is empty, the ride over.

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2014 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin photo
April 11, 2014 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2014 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin

Andrew Ervin

On these frigid afternoons between the Ides of March and Opening Day, when the final roster spots are being claimed, it’s still possible to envision that November parade down Broad St. The Phillies

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin photo
April 1, 2013 | BASEBALL

Hobart "Experts" Predict the 2013 MLB Season -- Andrew Ervin

Andrew Ervin

For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our favorite writers and contributors and known baseball fans to "predict the season," a kind of Hobart version to an expert's panel of predictions

Between Living and Not Living: An Interview with Susan Steinberg photo
March 19, 2013 | Interview

Between Living and Not Living: An Interview with Susan Steinberg

Andrew Ervin

The twelve stories in Susan Steinberg’s stunning third book, Spectacle, limn the desperate, neon-lit reality we’re forced to confront when we wake up from the American dream. They make me want to

The Spastic Indecision of Squirrels in the Road photo
June 1, 2012 | Interview

The Spastic Indecision of Squirrels in the Road

Andrew Ervin

An interview with Ted Sanders, author of No Animals We Could Name.

An Interview With: Jennifer Tamayo photo
January 1, 2012 |

An Interview With: Jennifer Tamayo

Andrew Ervin

 

Having had the pleasure of hanging out with Jennifer Tamayo on a number of occasions, including at a mardi gras parade and at a Busdriver/Abstract Rude concert under a Louisiana interstate, I

An Interview With Bradford Morrow photo
February 1, 2011 | Interview

An Interview With Bradford Morrow

Andrew Ervin

 

Memory is its Medium: 
A Conversation with Bradford Morrow

Bradford Morrow's latest novel, The Diviner's Tale, uses some tropes of the traditional murder mystery and elements of the

An Interview with J. Robert Lennon photo
September 1, 2009 | Interview

An Interview with J. Robert Lennon

Andrew Ervin

I first read J. Robert Lennon in a short-lived lit mag out of Philly called Night Rally. I picked up a copy of the first issue at Borders after a Michael Chabon reading in October 2000, and

An Interview with Rick Moody photo
September 1, 2007 | Interview

An Interview with Rick Moody

Andrew Ervin

Rick Moody's not the kind of writer who needs one of these introductory paragraphs. Author of some of our most indelible recent literature, winner of big prize after big prize, National Book Award