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Performances that address the affliction of racism.
Dawn Clements (1958–2018) was an artist based in Brooklyn. Her paintings and drawings captured her immediate surroundings as well as architectural interiors from films.
I entered my boss’s security code and pretended I was lifting a strain from a fugue.
the call to prayer plays on a victrola. the vinyl sat so long on an ellington…
I dreamed of home invasion, and of a great celebrity / hidden inside a series of rooms, each hermetically / separated by glossy, voice-activated doors, each / bordered on both sides by facsimile rooms, identical
My blood a prophet in a medieval castle with his people—been flogged in the streets / books burned / driven out of town by an angry / mob
They found my mother’s first cousin frozen in a rented cabin up in New Hampshire, not far from where he’d gone to prep school. A smart kid, Bernard enrolled at Harvard on a math scholarship in the fall of 1973.
He knows where a man’s heart is on display…
My mother sits on a coral reef, her gray hair undulating around her head, face blank, her eyes like a fish’s…
The writer on his new short story collection, creating realistic characters that don’t always change, and how fatherhood has impacted his relationship to language.
My twin and I met in the Midwestern college town where she lives, at a fan convention for Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I was dressed as Faith, the bad slayer in black leather and burgundy lips.
Sculpture that seeks to elude binaries.
Our quarterly roundup of multidisciplinary fellowships, residencies, and prizes currently accepting applications.
The debut novelist on writing fiction about free will, his love of Denis Johnson, the elusive idea of plot, and his family lineage of writers.
Reanimating inanimate objects.
Photographing Andy Warhol’s celebrity circle.