This edition of Ideal Home Noise takes a look at the Kiju Yoshida box set from Arrow Video, a Greg Tate reader, and Anouck Durand’s Eternal Friendship.
“All this standing, now, waiting for this nonsense.” New short fiction by Nathan Dragon.
In this installment of Unpublishable, Jeff Jackson shares 25 writing tips that will bring you closer to the void.
“Twice a year every rule about what you could toss out was tossed out and all the homes in York County threw away what, in the past six months, had become junk to them. Mountains at the end of every driveway.” New fiction by Tyler Barton.
The fourth and final installment in Joyelle McSweeney’s column, calling on Suzan-Lori Parks, Anaïs Duplan, Robert Lowell, and more, begins with a question: “Could the Present itself be a Mouth of Hell–a site, a stoma, a membrane where absence and presence of the Past is painfully mediated?”
Helena Boberg talks with Paul Cunningham about time, influence, the necessity of poetry in sick times, and the new English translation from the Swedish of her Sense Violence (Sinnesvåld).
In this installment of Unpublishable, Jenn McCreary offers up erasure poems crafted out of vintage ads for medication that explore symptoms, sadness, and pills.
“Now I think everything is a moving fluttering yearning being capable of mass loss capable of feeling alive when touched or when its senses are tipped or licked / Is this how you survive?” New work by Valerie Hsiung.
With the latest installment of Robert Kloss’s Artists on Art column, he talks with the inventive band mr. Gnome about the inspiration of Henry Darger.
“In the new music I’ve discovered nudity.” New work from Daniel Poppick, author most recently of The Police.