Ecological Entanglements: Tuomas A. Laitinen Interviewed by Owen Duffy

Artwork that creates complex systems.

Violence is the Texture of Experience: Benjamin Krusling Interviewed by Vijay Masharani

The poet on his new collection, institutions of power, purity, and the possibility of total obliteration.

Open to Possibility: Jesse Wine Interviewed by Cassie Packard

The process of making, breaking, and remaking ceramic sculptures.

Contextualizing the Repertoire: Julia Bullock Interviewed by Arya Roshanian
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On addressing systemic issues and creating access in the classical music industry.

The Ross Brothers by RaMell Ross
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The filmmakers question the conventions of documentation with work that seeks transparency and authenticity outside of the fiction–nonfiction dichotomy.

Sundown at the Eternal Staircase by GennaRose Nethercott
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Dindga McCannon’s Mixed Media Adventures: Upcycling Plastic Bags
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In this two-part workshop, McCannon will lead participants through her collage process.

BOMB 151, Spring 2020

This issue features interviews with Chitra Ganesh, Tania Cypriano, Charles Atlas, Netta Yerushalmy, Vi Khi Nao, Amani Al-Thuwaini, Andrea Hasler, and Bruce Boone, as well as fiction from Verónica Gerber Bicecci, Justin Taylor, Rebecca Dinerstein Knight, and Lee Relvas, and poetry from Shuzo Takiguchi and Bruce Boone.

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BOMB 152, Summer 2020

Our summer issue includes interviews with Amoako Boafo, Nicolas Party, Brenda Goodman, Odili Donald Odita, Jenny Offill, Craig Taborn, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, and Jibz Cameron; poetry by Safia Elhillo and Nathaniel Mackey; prose by Lydia Davis, Marie-Helene Bertino, and Saidiya Hartman; and more.

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BOMB 153, Fall 2020

Featuring interviews with Martine Syms, Erica Baum, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Carolyn Lazard, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Nathalie Léger, and Rufus Wainwright.

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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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From the BOMB Archives

A selection of some of our favorites from the archives.

Sharon Olds by Amy Hempel
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This interview is featured, along with thirty-four others, in our anthology BOMB: The Author Interviews.

Titus Kaphar by Jason Stanley
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The artist’s works amend the white supremacist mythology contained in American monuments and historical paintings: “Democracy requires a clear understanding of the past, including its mistakes.”

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Four Poems by Maggie Nelson
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I planned to write a book about / the color blue. Now I’m suddenly surrounded / by green, green gagging me / pleasurably, green holding onto my hips / from behind, digging into / the cleft, the cleft // that can be made.