About Fiona Maazel

Fiona Maazel is a 2005 recipient of the Lannan Fellowship for Fiction. She is a former managing editor of The Paris Review; her work has appeared in Bomb, Boston Book Review, GQ, Mississippi Review, N+1, Pierogi Press, Salon, Tin House, The Village Voice and The Yale Review.

Movable Snipe: What 3 Quarks Giveth, The Scanner Taketh Away

Movable Snipe: What 3 Quarks Giveth, The Scanner Taketh Away
By February 16, 2007

[Note: Movable Snipe is a week-long feature wherein two writers read and evaluate five blogs, sending each other one letter a day. This week's Snipers are Michael Helke and Fiona Maazel. Michael's first letter can be accessed here; Fiona's response … Read More

Hit and Run (Day Four)

Hit and Run (Day Four)
By February 15, 2007

My turn again. Guess your jams and jellies are just going to have to wait, Maaz. Word to the wise: all the world’s holy texts have some Get-Out-of-Jail-Free clause, which allows its users to commit the occasional murder. Okay, perhaps … Read More

Movable Snipe: Immaculate VD

Movable Snipe: Immaculate VD
By February 15, 2007

[Note: Movable Snipe is a week-long feature wherein two writers read and evaluate five blogs, sending each other one letter a day. This week's Snipers are Michael Helke and Fiona Maazel. Michael's first letter can be accessed here; Fiona's response … Read More

Hit and Run (Day Three)

Hit and Run (Day Three)
By February 14, 2007

Day Three From: Fiona Maazel To: Michael Helke Subject: The Koran Endorses Bloodshed (And New Yorkers Love To Gab About It) Hey, Michael. You read the paper today? At Yaddo, there’s always much talk about which house gets the Times … Read More

Movable Snipe: The Koran Endorses Bloodshed (And New Yorkers Love To Gab About It)

Movable Snipe: The Koran Endorses Bloodshed (And New Yorkers Love To Gab About It)
By February 14, 2007

[Note: Movable Snipe is a week-long feature wherein two writers read and evaluate five blogs, sending each other one letter a day. This week's Snipers are Michael Helke and Fiona Maazel. Michael's first letter can be accessed here; Fiona's response … Read More

Hit and Run (Day Two)

Hit and Run (Day Two)
By February 13, 2007

Day Two From: Michael Helke To: Fiona Maazel Subject: Focus-Grouped for Gerry Adams' Approval Fiona my Nona: Dear me! Did you get a chance to read that Anonymous response to our first post? Scribe tried to lay down the law … Read More

Movable Snipe: Anonymous Is Right, I Am Stupid

Movable Snipe: Anonymous Is Right, I Am Stupid
By February 13, 2007

 [Note: Movable Snipe is a week-long feature wherein two writers read and evaluate five blogs, sending each other one letter a day. This week's Snipers are Michael Helke and Fiona Maazel. Michael's first letter can be accessed here; Fiona's response … Read More

Hit and Run

Hit and Run
By February 12, 2007

Movable Snipe is an exercise in high-intensity meta-blogging that will make old media curmudgeons like Nicholas Lehmann wake in cold sweats. Here's how it works. Two writers — snipers — are candy-led into their own epistolary playground for a week … Read More