Posts Tagged "Issue 49 | July-August 2017"

All that’s left: the art of Teresa Margolles

Photo: Teresa Margolles, Lemas (Mottos), 2009. Fabric impregnated with blood gathered from the places where murders took place embroidered with gold threads / Intallation view: What Else Could We Talk…

This wave in the mind: Woolf in the middle of my life’s journey

The following essay won second place in the 2017 Geneva Writers’ Group Literary Awards for Nonfiction, judged by Nick Barlay. The house was full of excitement bursting and receding like…

Conversations: Krysten Hill and Ruby Rose Fox

Sometimes, I stand awkwardly in kitchens at house parties, leaning over cheese spreads and imagining myself saying smarter things to strangers. It was at a house show like this that…

Ode to mentality; or, Poetry needs weird subjectivity

I’m working for free. I’m not a cynic. —Alan Dugan …one discovers in it after all, a place for the genuine. —Marianne Moore An Image for Readers “Does this poet…

We’re all so proud of you, signed David Sedaris

Earlier this summer, I brought my fresh copy of Theft by Finding to Common Good Bookstore in St. Paul to have it signed by David Sedaris. Having never met him…