Julia Dixon Evans
“The next time the bed is empty when I wake up, Greta’s outside, splayed out naked on the back porch, trembling in her sleep.” New short fiction by Julia Dixon Evans.
Filmmaker Theodore Darst in conversation over his new video, THE TOURIST – a bad neighborhood, taking on infinity, horror, environments, nu-metal, rioting, and Woodstock ’99.
Jaime Fountaine explores the grief, decay, and loss in Nick Cave’s movie, One More Time With Feeling, and latest album, The Skeleton Tree.
“Can you keep secret? It’s fixed. / Whole shebang. / Executives determined man needs illusion, / Hero, / Vicarious well-being.” New work by Gordon Massman, from late summer poetry editor Sean Kilpatrick.
Dale Peck’s curation of important and sometimes neglected avant-garde lit from the 80s–including Mary Gaitskill, Dodie Bellamy, Bret Easton Ellis–stands not to establish a canon, but to undo one. Grant Maierhofer reviews.
Andrew James Weatherhead
“The eye, the skull, the earth, the universe: / circumference is everywhere, / the center not to be located.” A new long poem by Andrew James Weatherhead, composed entirely from blurbs on the backs of books found in his bedroom.
Donald Ray Pollock in conversation with Nicholas Rys about finding a career writing while working at a paper mill, the contemporary reception of Southern fiction, TV writing, and his latest novel, The Heavenly Table.
Ella Longpre takes a look at the function of repetition and POV in Antonioni’s Red Desert and Wenders’ Paris, Texas, finding further intersections in texts by Sontag and Sebald.
“The people are stunned / into total submission in the palm of your hand / with the sun.” A new poem by Nada Gordon, via late summer poetry editor Sean Kilpatrick.
Molly Brodak’s Bandit tells the story of growing up the daughter of a multiple felon bank robber in Detroit, and in the process shatters all expectations of how a memoir is supposed to work. Gregg Murray reviews.