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Welcome To My Possum Kingdom

Alexandra Naughton

11.13.18

“I was sitting on my stoop, smoking a spliff, thinking about my future, thinking about why I’m having a hard time working on my writing.” New work by Alexandra Naughton.

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Book Album Book: Guilty Pleasures

Jeff T. Johnson

11.12.18

The latest from Jeff T. Johnson’s Book Album Book takes a look at why we like what we like when we like it, how we think about those things, and where to go from here.

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Ben Affleck on the Ground

Paul Hansen

11.07.18

“If I rob this bank they’ll make a movie of me someday. That’s the way it goes.” Fiction by Paul Hansen.

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No Longer Exists: A Conversation Between Randal O’Wain and Jeff Jackson, Author of Destroy All Monsters

Randal O'Wain

11.05.18

Randal O’Wain spoke with Jeff Jackson about Jackson’s new novel from FSG, out now. Jackson will be a featured reader at this week’s Letters Fest in Atlanta.

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CURSE STABBINGS / PENTAGON SPIDER CREATURES

Shane Jesse Christmass

10.31.18

“Unwary beasts in protective suits. Florida destroys all its fireproof buildings. Silicone materials are replaced with champagne.” New real time gore from Shane Jesse Christmass.

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The Language of Our Own Private Country: An Interview with Leah Dieterich

Chelsea Hodson

10.30.18

Chelsea Hodson speaks with Leah Dieterich about transparency, unattainability, lyrical prose, and ballet’s archetype for romantic love in Dieterich’s new novel, Vanishing Twins: A Marriage.

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Donnie Darko

Claire Donato

10.29.18

“On October 31, 2018, I let Frank come into my apartment.” Queer rape-revenge fiction by Claire Donato, set in a future Halloween, featuring two-way mirrors, Joy Division, Frank the Rabbit, and Ka-Tzetnik 135633’s House of Dolls.

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Michael on Movies: Wonder Woman

Mike Kleine

10.23.18

“Wonder Woman is not a film to be enjoyed.” The first installment of Mike Kleine’s column on popular films takes a fan’s eye view of 2017’s Wonder Woman.

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From When Rap Spoke Straight to God

Erica Dawson

10.23.18

“When U-God from Wu-Tang said, You ain’t heard / us in a minute, rap spoke straight to God.” Poetry by Erica Dawson, a featured performer at this year’s Letters Fest in Atlanta. Tickets now available at thelettersfestival.org.

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Donald Judd’s To Susan Buckwalter, SFMOMA, San Francisco, California

Berry Grass

10.22.18

Berry Grass offers an open letter to Donald Judd. Grass will be another exciting featured performer at this year’s Letters Festival in Atlanta.