Savannah Hampton on erotics, architecture, and belief as found in her reading of the debut novel by the Norwegian avant garde wunderkind songwriter Jenny Hval.
Levi Bentley explores the ornate collapse of Ted Rees’ In Brazen Fontanelle Aflame, just released from Timeless, Infinite Light.
“The Brothers Squimbop, Jim and Joe, plied their trade in the dusty American interior of the 2070s, which, following the logic that Y2K was the Zero Hour and it was all linear reversion from there, mapped almost perfectly onto the 1930s.” New fiction by David Leo Rice.
M. Milks spoke with Kristen Stone about their new novel, That Which Girls Conjure Will Help Them Survive, which explores inherited trauma, nervous desires, and the ongoing work of repair.
“kale, grapes, internet wars, water of the Yuba, medical cheeba, Gregg Araki movies, the smell of Alli’s neck and clavicles, a disintegrating leather couch on which I chill, Carly Rae Jepsen…” Michael Gottlieb reviews the latest from Brandon Brown.
Jeff Jackson dives into Alan Michael Parker’s love of Gertrude Stein and the first person singular through the lens of his latest book from Dzanc.