the german edition of me

Ein Mann Von Welt (with English Subtitles) from Antoine Wilson on Vimeo. When my German publisher Suhrkamp / Insel asked me to introduce myself to the German readers of PANORAMA CITY (titled EIN MANN VON WELT over there), I couldn’t resist trying to speak their language. For the record, I speak not a word of German. Location: Oxnard, CA, standing in for the dunes of … Continue reading the german edition of me

I hereby invite any and all crowdsourced book trailers for PANORAMA CITY.

So today I got an email from my old school writing homie John Woodward, sympathizing with my book trailer plight. Not only sympathizing, but linking to a trailer Woody himself threw together: THIS IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN ANYTHING I AM WORKING ON. In exchange for his fine work, Woody gets my eternal gratitude.* *Which he had already. Continue reading I hereby invite any and all crowdsourced book trailers for PANORAMA CITY.

Worst Performance by an Author (cover version)

Some years ago, Jonathan Franzen made a terrible author video. I watched it many times and laughed. The more I watched it, though, the more it made sense to me as the ideal act of authorly rebellion…and the more I found myself sympathizing with Franzen’s concerns. Finally, today, I recorded my cover version. Here it is in all its glory: “Jonathan Franzen on Author Videos” … Continue reading Worst Performance by an Author (cover version)