Dennis James Sweeney
Dennis James Sweeney examines the human impulse to cry, the role of tears, and our capacity at persistence.
“They hired a multimedia guy to do video and multimedia / and audio and multimedia and databases and multimedia.” Two new poems by Nalini Edwin, selected by Summer poetry editor, Sasha Fletcher.
Soren Stockman & Danniel Schooennbeek
In this edition of Writers Vs. Writers, poet and Boston Celtics fan Soren Stockman battles against poet and New York Knicks fan Danniel Schoonebeek.
Photo slides discovered and scanned by photographer and curator Talia Moscovitz.
Mort(e) extends the lineage of political allegory with charming, apocalyptic flair. Sabra Embury reviews.
Scott Esposito takes a close and critical look at Lars von Trier’s The Five Obstructions: “I’d rather have something to hang on to.”
“Most of their laws / have to do with crops / and sorcerers.” New poetry from Josh Bell, selected by Summer poetry editor, Sasha Fletcher.
Kati Heng talks with Chastity Belt’s Julia Shapiro about punk, feminism, and Katy Perry’s shark theft.
On the publication of his GIF-novel, Zac’s Haunted House, Joyelle McSweeney interviews Dennis Cooper on violence, politics, porn, style, and collaboration.