“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.
“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.
“We brought her home. She pooped in the house.” Hyper-real new short fiction by Evan Lavender-Smith.
Meredith Alling in conversation with Nicholas Rys about craft, inspiration, composition, and her debut collection of very short stories, Sing the Song.
A deep delve into the vital immediacy and resilient pulse of Run The Jewels’ brand new third, and possibly best, album.
“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.
On finding happiness amid chaos, seen though the lens of Dostoevsky and Steve Kerr’s 2015-16 Golden State Warriors.
Rem + Rom
“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.
Sarah Rose Etter
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.
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.