From SerenadeBrooke Ellsworth
“Kathy Acker interviewed Spice Girls and said it’s up to them and people like them to ‘keep on transforming society as society is best transformed with lightness and in joy.’ I just want to eat clean food and love people xoxo”: An excerpt from Brooke Ellsworth’s collection Serenade, forthcoming from Octopus Books.
“I wasn’t scared of what couldn’t kill me and wasn’t yet aware of what could. My father told me gymnastics could kill me, and smoking.” An excerpt from Dot Devota’s autobiography of life in the midwest, MW: A Field Guide to the Midwest.
Of Death and MurderJamie Iredell
A crucifixion and witchcraft-laden excerpt from Jamie Iredell’s Last Mass, out now from Civil Coping Mechanisms.
Mayakovsky: A Biography: An ExcerptThe Fanzine
Fanzine features an excerpt from Bengt Jangfeldt’s Mayakovsky: A Biography, translated from the Swedish by Harry D. Watson.