Jay McNair

Jay McNair is an intern at Melville House.

Poetry in your pocket

I use few apps. The latest iPhone’s glamorous five rows mean little to me, since I hardly fill two on mine. Yet an app’s to blame for the fact thatRead more »

Ode to IMPAC Dublin and Translations

Five out of ten of this year’s shortlist nominees for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, often billed as “the world’s richest literary award,” but more precisely the world’s richestRead more »

The real March Madness

Books and sports aren’t mutually exclusive, but one is clearly better than the other. Sports—obviously—is the better one. I think I won’t hear much argument on this. But something outRead more »