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Things to See in Uglahoma

Christian TeBordo

07.30.14

An excerpt containing Uglahoma, the piss-rain of The Great Teen Spirit, and Outback Steakhouse, from Christian TeBordo’s forthcoming Toughlahoma.

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Body Map: The Face Hole

Sabra Embury

07.29.14

Body Map is a series that invites authors to write about the body. In this edition, Sabra Embury talks about the meat flap above the eye.

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The End of Safety Third Enterprises

Scott Daughtridge

07.28.14

Scott Daughtridge gets the inside scoop on the retirement of Atlanta’s Safety Third Enterprises in conversation with founder Matt Debenedictis.

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True Black (II)

Thom Donovan

07.25.14

“Immanent like no description passes for witness / Repeated until we are one with violence”: a new poem from Thom Donovan selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.

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Basement Magic: Notes from a new D&D player & an interview with Zak Smith

Ken Baumann

07.24.14

Ken Baumann gets his feet wet in the world of D&D, and asks 5 questions of game consultant / painter / porn star, Zak Smith.

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from The Vanishing of Camille Claudel

Erin M. Bertram

07.23.14

A new excerpt from Erin M. Bertram’s hybrid-genre manuscript exploring the haunting life of French sculptor Camille Claudel. Art by Danny Jock.

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“From a reflection in both paintings”: Valerie Mejer’s Rain of the Future as the Fragments of Narrative

Laura Carter

07.22.14

Valerie Mejer’s Rain of the Future passes over and over through sleeping and waking states to weave a sense of identity among our mass collective history. Laura Carter reviews.

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Nature V. Diane Cook

Annie Liontas

07.21.14

Annie Liontas in conversation with Diane Cook about the work of nature, monogamy, luck, and god within Cook’s forthcoming collection, Man V. Nature.

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WHEN THE LAMBS RISE UP AGAINST THE BIRD OF PREY

Anne Boyer

07.18.14

The nature of the lamb and the predator take form in a new poem by Anne Boyer, selected by Summer poetry editor Cassandra Troyan.

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A Question of Form

Jeff Alessandrelli

07.17.14

Jeff Alessandrelli talks form and contemporary poetry through a review Edward Hirsch’s A Poet’s Glossary.