Make a List of Everything You Have Lost: Claire Vaye Watkins Interviewed by Madelaine Lucas

A transgressive novel that careens through the desert landscapes of a childhood fraught with addiction, climate collapse, ties to the Manson family, and more.

What Is Left Unsaid: Nicky Mao Interviewed by Stephanie Berzon

The sound artist, working under the moniker Hiro Kone, discusses her recent album in the context of migration, emerging techno-fascism, and the pandemic.

Revisit Mickalene Thomas from Issue #107 by Kara Walker

Kara Walker on the work of Mickalene Thomas. Accompanied by three works by Thomas.

Culture as Dialogue: Vasantha Yogananthan Interviewed by Will Fenstermaker
A color photograph of monkeys climbing bars in the fog titled, Vanar and Markat, by Vasantha Yogananthan

A photobook retells the Ramayana.

Hispanic Heritage: Latinx Contributors to BOMB Magazine
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To celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage month, explore our list of Latinx contributors to BOMB over the decades. This is an ongoing list.

Protected from Ourselves: Daniel Barban Levin Interviewed by Frances Badalamenti
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A memoir about disentangling from a cult.

Portfolio by Manthia Diawara
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BOMB 154, Winter 2021

Our winter issue includes interviews with Tashi Dorji, Danielle Evans, Walton Ford, Guadalupe Maravilla, Mary Lovelace O’Neal, the Ross Brothers, and Aaron Turner; DIY cookbooklets from Dindga McCannon; poetry by Rae Armantrout, Imani Elizabeth Jackson, and Allison Parrish; prose by Langston Cotman, GennaRose Nethercott, and Brontez Purnell; a comic by Michael DeForge; protest drawings by Steve Mumford; and more.

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BOMB 155, Spring 2021

Our spring issue features interviews with Tiffiney Davis, Alex Dimitrov, Melissa Febos, Valerie June, Tarik Kiswanson, Ajay Kurian, and Karyn Olivier; fiction by Jonathan Lee, Ananda Naima González, and Tara Ison; poetry by Jo Stewart, Farid Matuk, and Joyelle McSweeney; a comic by Somnath Bhatt; an essay by Wendy S. Walters; an archival interview between Barbara Kruger and Richard Prince; and more.

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BOMB 156, Summer 2021

Our summer issue features interviews with Mel Kendrick, Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, Kader Attia, Arthur Jafa and Dana Hoey, Quntos Kunquest, Katiana Rangel, and Anne Anlin Cheng; fiction by Jenzo DuQue, Dylan Landis, Anthony Veasna So, and Sophie Hoss; nonfiction by A.V. Marraccini; a comic by Ronald Wimberly; poetry by Arthur Solway, Rickey Laurentiis, and Alina Stefanescu; an essay and portfolio by Kalup Linzy; an archival interview with Suzan-Lori Parks; and more.

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BOMB 157, Fall 2021

Our Fall 2021 issue features interviews with Rabih Alameddine, Lileana Blain-Cruz, Suzanne Jackson, Candice Lin, Kevin Morby, Naudline Pierre, and Diane Williams; an essay from Hafizah Geter; short stories from Akil Kumarasamy, Harris Lahti, Holly Melgard, Edward Salem (winner of BOMB’s 2021 Fiction Contest), Adrian Van Young, and Diane Williams; a comic from Ricardo Cavolo; nonfiction from Hugh Ryan; poetry from John Keene and Marcus Wicker; a portfolio by Manthia Diawara; and Nam Le’s newly hand-annotated interview from 2009.

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Celebrating 40 years with curated selections from the archive.

BOMB Retrospective: Pedro Reyes Revisits the Classics by Mónica de la Torre​
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Celebrating 40 years with curated selections from the archive.

BOMB Retrospective: Pauline Oliveros by IONE​
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IONE is Pauline Oliveros’s partner and collaborator of thirty-two years. Oliveros passed away in November 2016, but her powerful presence has left a lasting mark on experimental and electronic music globally. The following is IONE’s intuited conversation with the late Oliveros and a curated playlist expressive of her legacy.

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Celebrating 40 years with curated selections from the archive.

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Celebrating 40 years with curated selections from the archive.