Richard Kramer Guest Posts on The Rumpus

Excerpt: “When you know someone without knowing them well, you pick one word that you decide tells their story. Shorthand for yourself. He’s funny, say, or she’s smart. But that word can change, sometimes. It did for me, not long ago, in the Gelson’s parking lot, where I saw my friend David Schneiderman wheeling his cart to his car.” For the full guest post, click here:...

Richard Kramer Guest Posts on The Parent Project

Excerpt: “Certain stories stick with you, if you’re a writer; the ones that become stones in your shoe are those that create an ache, an echo, call to mind something you didn’t live through, and wish you had. This story stuck for those give-or-take twenty years until I was able to shake it from my shoe and see that it wanted to turn into a novel, which it did, with my help, my first novel, These Things Happen.” For the full guest post, click here:...
Huffington Post – Tales of A Writer: My Conversation With Richard L. Kramer by Elan Barnehama

Huffington Post – Tales of A Writer: My Conversation With Richard L. Kramer by Elan Barnehama

  Excerpt: “Despite receiving awards, television writing was deemed insignificant, Kramer recalled. “No one wanted to write for television when I started. It was beneath consideration. Writer snobbism. But now, that’s no longer the case as television is now culturally interesting, and culturally significant. People study TV and write about it, so now everyone wants to do it.” For the full interview, click here: huffingtonpost.com...
Forth Magazine – Author Spotlight: Richard Kramer

Forth Magazine – Author Spotlight: Richard Kramer

Excerpt: “Sixty-something Kramer is not your typical first time novelist.  During his senior year in college he sent a story to The New Yorker, using it as a resume to land a job writing for their Talk of the Town column.  A few months later, William Shawn, The New Yorker’s legendary editor, called Richard on his dorm room phone (yes dorm rooms once had landlines) and said that The New Yorker would not be offering Kramer a writing position, but asked if Kramer would be willing to let the magazine purchase and publish his story.  An unfiltered Kramer responded, “Fuck! Are you kidding?”” For the full feature, click here: forthmagazine.com...