Tara Atkinson sits down with Rich Smith to discuss his book, All Talk, as well as the lyric, friendship, and a life in poetry.
Michael Kimball’s Galaga explores a personal, emotional landscape provided by the classic video game. Spencer Madsen reviews.
“i am not the same as the enemy though i spent tuesday cooperating with monstrosity” The monstrosity of healing in the lumbar burlesque with Coda Wei, part of Cassandra Troyan’s summer poetry curation.
Amber Sparks delves into the peyote-laced language of Luke B. Goebel’s new book, discovering a feral soul, hymns, and wild prayers.
Luke B. Goebel
Luke B. Goebel shares an excerpt from his newest collection, Fourteen Stories, None of Them Are Yours, concerning LIFE, dying fathers, and never stopping.
Weston Cutter interviews David Shafer, author of this summer’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
Robin Williams, Tom Brady, and Chelsey Minnis all show up to play in Mark Baumer’s review-digression of Rivka Galchen latest novel.
“Distill that into / what is a woman and / what is it to be one / you say you met one / walking down the Via / Negativa or did you / just pass her, a lone / wolf perhaps out to / bring down the church?” Incantations of spiritual queenship from Zoe Tuck’s “Summer Arcana”, selected as part of Cassandra Troyan’s summer poetry curation.
Jeff Jackson talks to Joyelle McSweeney about Salamandrine: 8 Gothics, the dark arts, going glittery, and blurring modes.
“You read something and you become more who you are.” A moving quantification of daily life in the form of new short fiction from Stephen Thomas.