Amber Sparks & Jac Jemc tackle plot, ghosts, and craft in their conversation on the occasion of Jemc’s new novel, The Grip of It.
Sylvia Faichney explores the interior and architecture of Corrty Pye, a fictional location created by interdisciplinary artist Sophie Durbin, inspired in equal measures by Edward Gorey and her childhood experience of Detroit.
“Grey bursting clouds massive sprays like flick after flick of it waking out of other wakings into the Geographical History of America and A. on the line finally no Wi-Fi on his Danish girlfriend’s houseboat the straight ahead way of breaking down an academic argument apologizing for the crudeness of the words that matter.” Debut fiction from Semyon Khokhlov.
Hala Alyan in conversation with Eric Nelson about her debut novel, Salt Houses, which traces the history of a Palestinian family in conflict amid political furor.
Jeff Jackson dives in to the lifetime work of Alan Clarke, explores the latest release from the brain of Cortázar, and the uncovering of a thought-lost masterpiece from Pushwagner.
What do Julian Assange, The Rust Belt, Art-crime, obscenity, Katrina, Chelsea Manning, and Dick Cheney have in common? They all rear their heads in the world of Joyelle McSweeney, whose plays-in-verse search for what language and theater can uncover about the present day nature of power, control, and revolt. Photos by Lifan Li.
Statement from the manager of the band who was supposed to score Tarkovsky’s long-awaited sequel to the cult classic SolarisLuke Kokoszka
“The rest of the band, upon discovering their friend and band-mate had seemingly vanished into the void, became paranoid.” New fiction by Luke Kokoszka.
Jameson Fitzpatrick reviews Ari Banias’ debut collection of poems, Anybody, finding its context between Adorno and Rankine.