Month: October 2015


I write in silence, so thinking about a playlist to accompany After the Parade seemed daunting at first, but then it was just really fun. Go here to read about my choices and to listen to my playlist on Spotify.

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Interview in Newfound Journal

In which I discuss my belly button phobia, not writing every day, and teaching ESL. Thanks to Karin Cecile Davidson for asking such thoughtful questions. Interview here.

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Electric Literature Interview

“The day I received a galley of After the Parade (Scribner 2015), Ostlund’s first novel, I actually cancelled a first date so that I could instead stay up until the sunrise to devour the book in one sitting, a decision about which I have zero remorse.” I had a lot of fun doing this interview with Vincent Scarpa for Electric Literature.

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