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Fine Art Weddings

Katherine Botten

03.10.17

“The word angel is evil and anyone who uses it is evil. / Plus size see-through g-string.” New work from Katherine Botten, from late winter poetry editor Aurelia Guo.

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Bad Poems for Girls Who Steal

Cornelia Barber

03.09.17

“Poems are not free. They are neither liberated from history nor are they free of labor nor are they cheap. But poetry might be one of the last forms that can take shape without monolith dependence on technology and money.” Cornelia Barber provides a consideration of social politics, historical debt, race, commodity, and much more amid the landscape of contemporary writing and publishing.

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Language on Vacation

Evan Lavender-Smith

03.08.17

“We brought her home. She pooped in the house.” Hyper-real new short fiction by Evan Lavender-Smith.

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Between Body and Mind: An Interview with Meredith Alling

Nicholas Rys

03.07.17

Meredith Alling in conversation with Nicholas Rys about craft, inspiration, composition, and her debut collection of very short stories, Sing the Song.

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Music for the Fucked Present

Weston Cutter

03.06.17

A deep delve into the vital immediacy and resilient pulse of Run The Jewels’ brand new third, and possibly best, album.

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selections from ZDD, 2014

Nina Cristante

03.03.17

“i guess the language of ‘health’ exists only re sickness, so one really describes the other” New work by Nina Cristante, from late winter poetry editor Aurelia Guo.

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Joy

Shane Anderson

03.02.17

On finding happiness amid chaos, seen though the lens of Dostoevsky and Steve Kerr’s 2015-16 Golden State Warriors.

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Excerpt from A Raft Manifest

Rem + Rom

03.01.17

“re:counting bout wagon trains + them wheels stuck in th mud ruts b’comes wah triggerd us t’ member th bit bout putting a nickel on th needull so we cd git unt’ th next line” New visual language from Rem + Rom.

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Facing Infinity: Yayoi Kusama’s Life & Endless Rooms

Sarah Rose Etter

02.28.17

Six endless rooms and 70 pieces of art span the life of Yayoi Kusama in this intense, playful exhibit. However, looking closer at the artist’s past, something a bit darker emerges.

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Cassandra at the Oscars

Kevin Killian

02.27.17

Kevin Killian’s annual Oscars coverage finds him in a Los Angeles that despite the present state of national uncertainty and awakening feels hardly different than it did twenty years ago.