Calling Susan Bernofsky from an office conference room to discuss Jenny Erpenbeck, Robert Walser, witch-dom, stealth gloss, and the general state of translation today.
One writer documents his journey as he attempts to hitchhike from Rhode Island to Los Angeles for the annual AWP Conference.
When the Car Won’t Start: It’s Exactly What You Think It Is, If It’s Exactly What You Think It Isn’tEd Steck
Ed Steck veers his monthly column on b-movie horror toward 1973’s Malatesta’s Carnival of Blood, a reality-bending, resolutionless ensemble unnervingly set at amusement park in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Amber Sparks argues for Instagram as a continuous archive of the previously unseen and offers a curated range of new sources for your feed.
In this interview, the artist opens up about his influences, growing up in a small Texas town, and the lure of Greek myth and porcelain.
David Schuman looks back on listening to The Cars—who were yet again snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame—and considers what it seemed they promised and understood amidst the rise of punk.
Kevin Catalano with a critical look at Ingmar Bergman’s provocative classic film Persona.