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Here’s When You Fall In Love Again: An Interview with Rich Smith

Tara Atkinson

09.30.14

Tara Atkinson sits down with Rich Smith to discuss his book, All Talk, as well as the lyric, friendship, and a life in poetry.

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We Play Alone: Notes on Galaga by Michael Kimball

Spencer Madsen

09.29.14

Michael Kimball’s Galaga explores a personal, emotional landscape provided by the classic video game. Spencer Madsen reviews.

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ALL POWER TO THE MENTAL ILLNESS INTROVRT GRLS

Coda Wei

09.26.14

“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.

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An American Landscape: Fourteen Stories, None of Them Are Yours

Amber Sparks

09.25.14

Amber Sparks delves into the peyote-laced language of Luke B. Goebel’s new book, discovering a feral soul, hymns, and wild prayers.

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The Adventures of Eagle Feather

Luke B. Goebel

09.24.14

Luke B. Goebel shares an excerpt from his newest collection, Fourteen Stories, None of Them Are Yours, concerning LIFE, dying fathers, and never stopping.

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WTF: An Interview with David Shafer, future USPS Novelist Laureate

Weston Cutter

09.23.14

Weston Cutter interviews David Shafer, author of this summer’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

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A Review of American Innovations by Rivka Galchen

Mark Baumer

09.22.14

Robin Williams, Tom Brady, and Chelsey Minnis all show up to play in Mark Baumer’s review-digression of Rivka Galchen latest novel.

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Summer Arcana

Zoe Tuck

09.19.14

“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.

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Crime, Death, Art: An Interview with Joyelle McSweeney

Jeff Jackson

09.18.14

Jeff Jackson talks to Joyelle McSweeney about Salamandrine: 8 Gothics, the dark arts, going glittery, and blurring modes.

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The Life You Want

Stephen Thomas

09.17.14

“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.