The Alp

A Paradise Lost: A Review of Camenisch’s The Alp

Nathaniel Popkin

04.17.14

Nathaniel Popkin offers an incisive take on existential terror and the symphonic bursts of The Alp, just out from the Dalkey Archive.

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Still Life with Bottles

Pete Hausler

04.16.14

An excerpt from Pete Hausler’s illustrated memoir, Staggertown: Notes from a Barstool.

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A Reappraisal of the Spice Girls

Kati Heng

04.15.14

Kati Heng listens for the first time to the Spice Girls’s debut (1996′s Spice), trying to get a contemporary read on the manufactured 90s Girl Power band.

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Which Type of Vague Relationship Are You In?

Guillaume Morissette and Tyler Crawford

04.14.14

The doctors are in: Guillaume Morissette and Tyler Crawford are here to help you figure out which of the twelve types of vague relationships you’re in and just how doomed that relationship is!

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On a Given Day

Peter Davis

04.11.14

The various quality levels of any given day are explored in a new poem by Peter Davis, selected by Spring poetry editor, Molly Brodak.

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Fifty Life Lessons from Sam Pink’s Witch Piss

Mark Baumer

04.10.14

What can you learn from Witch Piss? Mark Baumer elucidates fifty deeper understandings one may gather from the mind of Sam Pink.

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The Brown Space: Taking a Class with Lydia Davis

Shane Jones

04.09.14

Alongside the release of her latest collection, Can’t and Won’t, Shane Jones takes a look back at his experience in a writing workshop with Lydia Davis.

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A Review of Patrick Durgin’s PQRS

Drew Kalbach

04.08.14

Soliloquy, essay, poetry, fiction, and drama come together as a single body in the latest form-bender from Patrick Durgin. Drew Kalbach reviews.

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Body Map: Hungers

Maria Flaccavento

04.07.14

Body Maps is a series that invites authors to write about the body. In the second edition, Maria Flaccavento writes about hunger, sexuality, and working very hard.

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Cheat

JoAnna Novak

04.04.14

A new poem from JoAnna Novak containing cake, corn, altars, and beaks, selected by Spring poetry editor, Molly Brodak.