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EXIT HEALTH, EXIT HUMOR

Jane Wong

10.24.14

“We both know a field covered / in paint is not right.” Donald Dunbar’s editorial tour of the Pacific NW makes its next stop with a new poem by Jane Wong.

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Against Easy Answers: Eating Pho with Dodie Bellamy

Lucy Tiven

10.23.14

Dodie Bellamy sat down to lunch with Fanzine’s Lucy Tiven in San Francisco to discuss cults, narcissism, drugs, and her latest book, The TV Sutras.

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Birth & Brothers: Two Stories

Margaret Patton Chapman

10.22.14

Two new short fictions by Margaret Patton Chapman, a featured author at this year’s Letters Festival in Atlanta (Nov. 6-8). Art by Danny Jock.

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Tell the Truth in the Truest Way Possible: A Conversation with Thomas Page McBee

Marisa Crawford

10.21.14

Thomas Page McBee’s writing brings attention to men’s lives as socialized, gendered experiences, rather than having invisible or absent gender. Marisa Crawford talks with him about choice, empathy, and his new book, Man Alive.

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Conceding Is Not Consent: A Response

Natalie Eilbert

10.20.14

Natalie Eilbert turns a sharp, unwavering eye to the issues of consent, concession, and certainty in sex.

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Procrastination Contest

Paul Longo

10.17.14

“I see a boundless suspicionless mass surveillance apparatus / and I can see you see the same”: Donald Dunbar’s editorial tour of the Pacific NW makes its next stop with a new poem by Paul Longo.

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Whose Body Is My Body: Terrifying Things I Learned from Reading Katha Pollitt’s PRO: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

Kati Heng

10.16.14

Kati Heng tries to wrestle with the question of whether an abortion is about the woman or the life she’s carrying.

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Six Poems

Daniel Beauregard

10.15.14

Six poems of death, sex, and dreaming computers by Daniel Beauregard.

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An Excerpt From 300,000,000

Blake Butler

10.14.14

In celebration of Blake Butler’s latest book, we’re proud to offer an exclusive excerpt of 300,000,000. Congratulations, Blake!

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The Void Becomes The Solid: A Review of Conversations With Beethoven

Nathaniel Popkin

10.14.14

Nathaniel Popkin uncovers the silence and response of Sanford Friedman’s inventive portrait of Beethoven through his struggle with his nephew Karl and his written notes.