“She suffocated in her sleep one night in a long white hallway leading into black. A grinning demon pressing down onto her chest and on the ceiling was a child’s open mouth.” New short fiction by Mary Breaden.
Troy James Weaver
Nat Baldwin in conversation with Troy James Weaver about his debut work of fiction, The Red Barn, out now from Calamari Press.
Adam Fleming Petty
Adam Fleming Petty examines the value overlap between hardcore punk and Christianity, based on his experiences growing up in late 90s rural Indiana.
“Reading is boring” Two new poems by Anna Crews, via late winter poetry editor Aurelia Guo.
Part 2 of Oliver Zarandi’s meditation on body, gore, consumption, and physical influence, steering now toward the worlds of Cronenberg, Basketcase, and Travis Bickle.
Oliver Zarandi’s essay in two parts on filmic gore, body image, and physical affect cruises through the unnerving anatomical matter found in Day of the Dead, Hellraiser, Frankenstein, and more. To be continued tomorrow.
JH Phrydas’ debut book of poems, Levitations, examines the socio-political boundaries of queer embodiment and community. Avren Keating reviews.
Shelby Shaw interviews Drew Scott Swenhaugen, editor of Gramma, a new poetry publishing imprint out of Seattle, WA.
“But every possession is marked / By its own undoing, this giving / Without being given that within” Three new poems by Ed Luker, from late winter poetry editor Aurelia Guo.
John Venegas on the value of absurdity in the construction of plot, taking a deep eye into the strange conceit of Snowpiercer.