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Our Prayers After The Fire : An Excerpt

Katie Jean Shinkle

04.01.15

Katie Jean Shinkle shares two fragments of bullets and love and hiding from her latest book available from Blue Square Press.

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Memory As Story: A Review of Find Me

Amber Sparks

03.31.15

Amber Sparks dives into the memory, loss, and apocalypse in Laura van den Berg’s Find Me.

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[INT: Elster's Office (DAY)]

Gabriel Blackwell

03.30.15

Gabriel Blackwell’s essay takes a close and tangential look at the scene [INT: Elster's Office (DAY)] from Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.

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from THE BOOK OF FORMER WISDOM

Nicholas Grider

03.27.15

“Or the fuzz is neither in your head or in your life, but in the DMZ between the two.” An excerpt from Nicholas Grider’s The Book of Former Wisdom.

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Place, Family, Face, Name: on Ibeyi’s Ibeyi

Kati Heng

03.26.15

Kati Heng listens to French-Cuban duo Iyebi’s self-titled debut album and tries to wrestle with the ways we can and cannot handle musical heritage.

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We Are Not Here: An Interview with Aaron Mirkin

Lonely Christopher

03.24.15

Filmmaker Aaron Mirkin and author Lonely Christopher discuss their process of collaboration translating short story into short film.

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Monsters & Dolls: On Storytelling

Benjamin Allocco

03.23.15

Benjamin Allocco with an essay on monsters, playing with dolls, and the power of storytelling.

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WRITTEN IN AN ABANDONED MOVIE THEATRE

Michael Keenan

03.20.15

“How long have I been smoking this cigarette? I / can no longer see the page.” A new poem from Michael Keenan, selected by Spring poetry editor, Louise Mathias.

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THE PRIMAL NATURE OF THE DESCENT TO THE GRAVE: AN INTERVIEW WITH M KITCHELL

Thomas Moore

03.19.15

Thomas Moore in conversation with M Kitchell over theories of queerness, affect, and singularity in his latest book, Apart From, as well as his role as publisher of Solar▲Luxuriance.

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Blurred Lines: As We Know by Amaranth Borsuk and Andy Fitch

Gina Myers

03.18.15

As We Know redefines the writer/editor relationship by blurring all boundaries between them. Gina Myers reviews.