April 11th, 2011 / 9:47 am

WUZZUP // Heather Christle‘s poem “Basic” appears in this week’s edition of the New Yorker!! // WUZZUP


  1. Scott mcclanahan


  2. Gabe Durham

      whoa! yeah, Heather!

  3. Michael


  4. Mike Young

      i haven’t been this excited since michael chang won the french open with a jumping two handed backhand

  5. bmihok

      I was gonna say the same thing, Mike.

  6. Frank Greasestain

      Swell. Absolutely swell.

  7. Trey

      so cool, so cool.

  8. belz

      This is a good sign for the New Yorker.

  9. Sasha Fletcher

      to be fair, the fact that they published dottie lasky and jennifer l knox last year was a good sign fr the new yorker too

  10. stephen

      damn. Congratulations to Heather

      my first words in reaction were “holy shit” hehe :)

  11. Russ

      That’s amazing! She totally deserves it.

      Also, I think this is the first time I’ve read anything in the New Yorker.

  12. darby

      awesome. congrats to heather.

  13. Jeff

      Crazy. Congrats to Heather & glad to see the New Yorker making such a good pick.

  14. Adam Robinson

      Dang okay I guess I’ll renew.

  15. reynard

      yeah those guys sure do have a way of staying safely fresh, seems like that is what they do, for the record i have never been on the ‘nyer sucks’ boat

  16. belz

      Oh sorry. I meant this is a good sign for the New Yorker. Not this is the first good sign for the New Yorker. I also like Muldoon.

  17. Sean

      Anyone want to start the why-all-small-press-writers-want-to-be-in-the-New Yorker-discussion?

      Great poem. Great poet. Glow.

  18. marshall

      the editors of new yorker ar eracist cops

  19. Janey' Smith

      Chapstick “Yelp”

  20. ben spivey

      Congrats Heather.