Thalia Williamson analyzes how novels that limit or refuse paragraph breaks challenge our distracted modes of reading.
Thalia Williamson’s nonfiction has appeared in The Audacity, Joyland, the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Bard Review, and Longreads. Her writing has received support from Tin House, the Marius DeBrabant Fund, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She was a finalist for the 2023 Brink Literary Journal Award for Hybrid Writing and a semifinalist for the 2022 Sewanee Review Fiction Contest. She has an MFA from UC Riverside and is a PhD candidate in creative writing and literature at the University of Southern California.