“Definitely out of the ordinary”

“The 2008 winner The Videographer by New Haven resident Jason Rapczynski, 31, is definitely out of the ordinary. By page 10, the reader meets a guy with three fingers on one hand, meets a crooked cop, and learns that the narrator’s current trade is affixing cameras in rest-stop bathrooms on I-95 in the hope of catching people engaged in sex acts. And yes, the narrator’s boss posts the videos on the Internet … It works. The Videographer is the page-turner that won out over 427 other completed stories.”

David Riedel of the New Haven Advocate, an arts weekly, talks about the 3-Day experience and interviews 2008 winner Jason Rapczynski about his prize-taking novel. Read the whole article here.