Announcing the Winner of Our Biennial Poetry Contest

We are very please to announce the winning poet, selected by Dawn Lundy Martin

Labor and Delivery: Carmen Winant Interviewed by Jen Schwarting

Repurposing photographs of childbirth.

Cinema as Sacred Space: Josephine Decker Interviewed by Alex Zafiris

The director on ritual, the pain of creation, and her new film, Madeline’s Madeline.

Trust Poetry: Ada Limón Interviewed by Lauren LeBlanc
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The poet on the power of naming, the freedom of writing, and when to carry and let go of grief.

Simultaneities: Beatriz Cortez Interviewed by Rafa Esparza
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Sculpture inside and outside the institution.

How I Pump 1000 mL of Milk a Day by Eliza Robertson
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He used a specific verb, which I forgot to write down: screw With the bottles screwed into your breasts… It all started with screwing, what does he make of that.

The Feminine and the Bloodthirsty: Chase Berggrun Interviewed by Ruby Brunton
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The poet on erasing Dracula’s misogyny, the politics of literary appropriation, and the beauty of long poems.  

BOMB 141, Fall 2017

Featuring interviews with Amit Dutta, Lisa Sanditz, Nina Katchadourian, Anoka Faruqee, Michelle Grabner, Suzanne Bocanegra, Adrienne Truscott, Marcus Steinweg, Mike Wallace, and Lucy Ives. 

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BOMB 142, Winter 2018

Featuring interviews with Milford Graves, Celeste Dupuy-Spencer, Meredith Monk, Jim Hodges, Lucy Dodd, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jlin, Cate Giordano, Don Mee Choi, Christian Hawkey, and Friederike Mayröcker.

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BOMB 143, Spring 2018

Featuring interviews with LaToya Ruby Frazier and Fred Moten, Sergio De La Pava, Nina Hoss, Barbara Hammer, Joseph Keckler, Lydia Ourahmane, Kaneza Schaal, Hank Willis Thomas and Kambui Olujimi, and Summer Wheat.

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BOMB 144, Summer 2018

Featuring interviews with Chris Martin, Cy Gavin, Tauba Auerbach, Sam Hillmer, Amy Jenkins, Florian Meisenberg, John Akomfrah, Simone Forti, Ottessa Moshfegh, and Anna Moschovakis

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New Books

The publications and authors worth highlighting.

Grief That Drives: R.O. Kwon by Colin Winnette
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The novelist on her loss of faith, youth culture, cult leaders, and spending time with syllables. 

Lens Shift: Laura van den Berg Interviewed by Mike Scalise
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The author of The Third Hotel on existential noir, travel psychology, and what horror film theory can reveal about the human condition.

Young, Adrift, Bereft: On Jessie Greengrass’s Sight by Angela Woodward
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Scientists, motherhood, and other probings of the female body.

We Are The Thoughts of Sorrows: On Lou Reed’s book of poems Do Angels Need Haircuts? by Alex Zafiris
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After The Velvet Underground, a poetic underworld.