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The Literary Dung Ball: In Conversation with Jac Jemc and Amber Sparks

Amber Sparks

08.21.17

Amber Sparks & Jac Jemc tackle plot, ghosts, and craft in their conversation on the occasion of Jemc’s new novel, The Grip of It.

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“I Cannot Enter Her”: On Search & Escape in the Book of Mutter

Amber Sparks

02.09.17

Amber Sparks explores the myth, maze, and memory of Kate Zambreno’s latest innovative work, The Book of Mutter.

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Where Wonder Lives Online: Why Instagram is the New Cabinet of Curiosities

Amber Sparks

03.31.16

Amber Sparks argues for Instagram as a continuous archive of the previously unseen and offers a curated range of new sources for your feed.

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Memory As Story: A Review of Find Me

Amber Sparks

03.31.15

Amber Sparks dives into the memory, loss, and apocalypse in Laura van den Berg’s Find Me.

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John Dermot Woods’s Love/Hate Letter to Baltimore

Amber Sparks

12.09.14

Amber Sparks tackles the psychosis of a city unraveling in John Dermot Woods’s self-illustrated new novel, The Baltimore Atrocities.

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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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Body Map: Mouth Cave

Amber Sparks

05.19.14

Body Map is a series that invites authors to write about the body. In the fifth installment, Amber Sparks talks about the mouth cave.

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Figures for an Apocalypse: A Dissection

Amber Sparks

11.06.13

Edward Mullany’s newest is a vision of the world ending that eschews blood and guts for true, deep dread. Amber Sparks reviews.