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Barebacks

Rodney Wilhite

01.30.15

“one log at a time until the neighbors / were feeding their fires with shingles”: New poetry from Rodney Wilhite, selected by Spring poetry editor Louise Mathias.

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David Bowie Is or Is Not

Kati Heng

01.29.15

Kati Heng does and does not find David Bowie at his exhibit in Chicago.

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Two Texts

John Mortara

01.28.15

“i just got a fuckin sword at a yard sale hey / i’m a fuckin viking bro”: Two new formally inventive pieces from John Mortara.

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Facing the Past: An Interview with Travis Jeppesen

Thomas Moore

01.27.15

Thomas Moore caught up with Travis Jeppesen in conversation upon the rerelease of a new version of his first novel, Victims.

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On Bjork’s Vulnicura

Nicholas Grider

01.26.15

Nicholas Grider takes a look at the emotional heft of Bjork’s latest.

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WOULD YOU HOLD THIS EGG, PLEASE?

Carrie Oeding

01.23.15

“Will you tell me if I offend you?”: New poetry from Carrie Oeding, selected by Spring poetry editor Louise Mathias.

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Trying to Generate Heat: an interview with David Roderick

Weston Cutter

01.22.15

David Roderick answers some questions about his new book, The Americans.

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Two Fictions

Sally Rodgers

01.21.15

Sally Rodgers offers up two fictions, one a salve and one a weapon, in this exclusive preview of Caketrain Issue 12.

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A Review of Don Mee Choi’s Freely Frayed,ᄏ=q, & Race=Nation

Joyelle McSweeney

01.20.15

Freely Frayed takes a look at how the work of Korean poets such as Don Mee Choi and Kim Hyesoon grapple with the US’s manipulation of their home country as a military toy. Joyelle McSweeney reviews.

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Brian Allen Carr

01.19.15

Art from a thrift store versus art in the MOMA: Brian Allen Carr ponders three curious paintings that came into his life via malt liquor.