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Contributors: Jeffrey Bean, C.W. Cannon, James Capozzi, James Claffey, Jehanne Dubrow, Barbara Duffey, Tim Earley, Philip Fried, Robert Glick, Samuel Gray, Dan Gutstein, Bruce Holbert, Michael Derrick Hudson, Joy Kennedy-O’Neill, Sara Lefsyk, Michael Martin, Philip Metres, David Ohle, Simon Perchik, …0
Since his book, Remote (1996), David Shields has been in hot pursuit of lies and truths that help us decode a modern reality that can seem a cruel, wired hallucination of publicity, exhibitionism, and spiritual chaos. He is a restless …1
Complicated Grief, by Laura Mullen. Solid Objects, 2015. $18, 120 pages.
Laura Mullen’s writing, especially her emphasis on genre hybridity, urges readers to face emotional and intellectual discomfort by committing to the (perceived) challenges of reading contemporary poetry and prose.
Fractals, by William Bradley. Lavender Ink, 2016. $16, 67 pages.
Some of the greatest problems of our current time are born of a toxic notion of masculinity—one that chooses violence as a way to resolve disputes, one that is …5
Contributors: Robert Boliek, Daniel Borzutsky, Anthony Bukoski, Rachel Conran, Peter Cooley, Jim Cullinane, Garin Cycholl, Laura Didyk, James Doyle, Alan Gerson, Daniel Gutstein, Jeff Hardin, Terrance Hayes, David Hernandez, Angie Hogan, Christopher Howell, Taj Jackson, Stephen Graham Jones, Joshua Kryah, …0
ROOM 220 will host Anya Groner and novelist Brendan Jones on Thursday, September 15, at 7 p.m. at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Avenue). Jones will also be leading a writing workshop at Antenna from 10 a.m. – 3 …2
Revolutionary Brain: Essays and Quasi-Essays, by Harold Jaffe. Guide Dog Books, 2012. $13.95, 128 pages.
Innovator of “docufiction” (the meshing of documentary and fiction), Harold Jaffe has released another strange text that bears witness to contemporary political crises and …3
It seems everybody plays Arms these days.
Not that everybody should.
I once played Arms with a guy named Tommy Cassanova who was way better than me. He’d stolen a girl of mine back when we were in high school …1
White parents, a mom and a stepdad from Bloomington, Minnesota, people who call themselves progressives but vacation every year in Paris, have a problem paying a whole hundred dollars for a list of school supplies generated without transparency. …1
What follows is a series of short letters written back and forth with Dante Di Stefano, whose poetry collection, Love Is a Stone Endlessly in Flight, was released in 2016 by Brighthorse Books. Dante and I met at Binghamton …4