OPENING LINES TO NOVELS THAT HAVEN’T BEEN WRITTENSam Pink
Sam Pink provides insider info on some of the hottest and most buzzed about new forthcoming titles in American lit months before their forthcoming appearance in the Poets & Writers and the New Yorker, including the latest from Tony Churbneetzerelli and Rhythzar the Elder.
The Lost Tweets of @bobcooverMark Baumer
Is @bobcoover actually Robert Coover? If so, is it the same Robert Coover who wrote Pricksongs & Descants? Either way, Fanzine presents an archival restoration of the @bobcoover Twitter handle that Twitter suspended.
A Collector’s Guide To Free Flatulence AppsMatt Crowley
Our macabre week continues as Matt Crowley provides an unrequitedly comprehensive breakdown of everything you need to know about free flatulence simulators for your iPhone.
From “Arctic Command”Theis Ørntoft
“now people lie bleeding in the tea-colored water / the day is over and the sky is burning”: An excerpt from the poem “Arctic Command,” translated from the Danish by Julia Cohen and Jens Bjering.
Words To Describe Myself After The IncidentMeghan Lamb
“ABLEABACAA / ABODOMINAAAMPITI / AMPLEAAAAMBIAMPAVAL / ACRIMAAACIAAAANIMALL.” Deep self-scan in new work from Meghan Lamb.
We Can Objectify Transwomen, Too: Conversations about Caitlyn JennerKati Heng
Kati Heng talks with strangers during Pride Week in Chicago’s Boystown about Caitlyn Jenner.
WWATHYOSTD: Kelly Schirmann & Tyler Brewington on Boyfriend MountainKelly Schirmann & Tyler Brewington
Kelly Schirmann and Tyler Brewington, co-authors of the collaborative book Boyfriend Mountain, interview each other about their experiences of writing the book.
Synopses of the New York Times Best Seller List Based Solely on Their TitlesBrian Warfield
Brian Warfield offers this enlightening summary of NYT Best Selling books that he’s never read and most of us don’t care about.
Letter to Timothy in 1997Timothy Willis Sanders
Timothy Willis Sanders provides a 17-year younger version of himself with advice on guilt, weed, and Mario Kart.
couple of old Kim Jong Il pieces (for the broken hearted)Casey McKinney
Nothing much to say today on the deceased cinephile dictator (still digesting Christopher Hitchens death, imagining what he would write in Kim…