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Wild Bird Store: An Interview with Bud Smith

Jaime Fountaine

11.20.17

Jaime Fountaine interviews Bud Smith about birds and his latest book, Work, out from Civil Coping Mechanisms.

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Unpublishable: Five Poems

Mark Leidner

11.16.17

In this installment of Unpublishable, Mark Leidner offers up five poems examining tanning beds, Jurassic Park, and angels wrestling.

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Oral History of Waiting

Mike Corrao

11.15.17

“Allen brought diapers; Ellen brought old trash bags; Henry made a hair cake; Barbara vomited onto a plate. There’s nothing better, so you might as well eat it.” New fiction from Mike Corrao.

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Anna Maria Maiolino Retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Joseph Houlihan

11.14.17

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is hosting a comprehensive retrospective on the work of the Brazilian conceptual and performance artist Anna Maria Maiolino through January 22, 2018. Joseph Houlihan goes in.

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More Than Love & Joy: A Conversation with Hanif Abdurraqib

Jaime Fountaine

11.13.17

Hanif Abdurraqib talks about his incredible new book, They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us, the story inside his cultural heroes, and finding joy in the emotional orchestra.

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Unpublishable: 99 Readers

Sebastian Castillo

11.09.17

In this installment of Unpublishable, Sebastian Castillo offers up a Bolaño-driven take on writers reading the books of other writers to dizzying effect.

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Citizens Fidel Finds Inside the Cow

Fortunato Salazar

11.08.17

“Fidel reached inside the cow and extracted the citizen known behind his back as All Is Well With Thor.” New fiction by Fortunato Salazar.

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THE LAST NOSTALGIA: A REVIEW OF BECCA KLAVER’S EMPIRE WASTED

Nate Logan

11.07.17

Nate Logan reviews Becca Klaver’s latest book of poems, Empire Wasted.

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Empathy is Everything: A Conversation with D. Foy

Jaime Fountaine

11.06.17

D. Foy speaks with Jaime Fountaine about his latest book, Absolutely Golden, and leveraging Playboy as source material.

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Unpublishable: Two From Sea Witch

Moss Angel

11.02.17

In this installment of Unpublishable, Moss Angel shares two pieces from Sea Witch, a novel-in-fragments that deals with the human body, heists, and pizza.