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All These Birds

Duncan B. Barlow

11.01.17

“Millions of birds dying in the woods around me. Falling, pecked and pieced. It’s my duty to document.” New fiction by duncan b. barlow.

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GENRE BLEED: A REVIEW OF MIKE LALA’S EXIT THEATER

Joe Fritsch

10.31.17

“By dint of genre bleed, Lala troubles expectations for how the text will perform.” Joe Fritsch reviews Mike Lala’s debut collection of poetry, Exit Theater.

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Dislocated Bodies: An Erotics of Absence

Adam Fagin

10.30.17

Adam Fagin with a deepy personal essay that concemplates the interconnection of bodies across time and in and out of love. Guided by the words of poet Etel Adnan, Fagin tells the story of a dissolving relationship, contemplating the ways in which presence and absence are joined in the self through romance and its loss.

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Unpublishable: A Letter On Grief

Ashley Bethard

10.26.17

Ashley Bethard expertly explores death, grief, and her brother in this letter as part of Unpublishable’s fourth installment.

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Swarm of Salami

Kara Vernor

10.25.17

“The hot dogs sunbathed on lounge chairs by the pool, sweat seeping through their casings, as chicken tenders splashed and squealed and bobbed in their inner tubes.” New fiction by Kara Vernor.

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Homestead Beyond the Clouds: A Review of Kids of the Black Hole

Paul Cunningham

10.24.17

Evoking textures from likes of Inland Empire and The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You, Marty Cain’s Kids of the Black Hole traces a between dreamscape and wasteland. Paul Cunningham reviews.

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Artists on Art: Lawrence English on Masahisa Fukase’s Karasu

Robert Kloss

10.23.17

Lawrence English spoke with Robert Kloss about his finding inspirational in the hallucinatory, haunting photography of Masahisa Fukase.

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Unpublishable: THIRST

Claire Donato

10.19.17

In the third installment of Unpublishable, Claire Donato explores wine, thirst, feeling, and sickness with her piece, Thirst.

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Dagmar Mimi Harlow

10.18.17

“all of the kids in the room study theatre and political science and share viral social justice posts on the internet. you think you can have it all.” New work by Dagmar Mimi Harlow.

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“I want the emotion to be the center of truth” An Interview with G.O.A.T’s Jim Laczkowski

Meghan Lamb

10.17.17

Chicago musician and podcaster Jim Laczkowski (of a variety of acts from James Eric to G.O.A.T, short for Garden On A Trampoline) in conversation with Meghan Lamb about editing, film, teaching, and his latest album, Silent Light.