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Mediated Desire: Daniel Chew and Micaela Durand Interviewed by Simon Wu
Street view of a young man walking through a Chinatown storefront with neon Chinese letters in the window. The man holds a grey, button-down shirt over his head to protect himself from the rain.

Three films that explore the effect of the internet on intimacy and connection.

Mediated Desire: Daniel Chew and Micaela Durand Interviewed by Simon Wu
Street view of a young man walking through a Chinatown storefront with neon Chinese letters in the window. The man holds a grey, button-down shirt over his head to protect himself from the rain.

Three films that explore the effect of the internet on intimacy and connection.

Critique and Care: Sheida Soleimani Interviewed by Cassie Packard
a collage featuring lobsters a white pot and whiffle balls and a bat titled, ​Bayou Choctaw Sweet, Sheida Soleimani

Photomontages that expose power and brutality.

An Atmosphere of Threat: Betty Tompkins Interviewed by Bean Gilsdorf
pink words are written over the female figure in a reproduced Vermeer painting titled, Women Words (Vermeer #4), by Betty Tompkins

Art that confronts abuse toward women.

Black Phenomena: On Afropessimism & Camp by Hafizah Geter
A Black man’s mouth with a trim goatee and a set of gold and diamond encrusted grills on his lower teeth.
We Should be Contrarians: Alice McDermott Interviewed by Kristopher Jansma
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A collection of thoughts on the art of fiction.

Sacrilege by Edward Salem
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Winner of BOMB’s 2021 Fiction Contest, judged by Ottessa Moshfegh

Valuing the Discarded: Michael Mahalchick Interviewed by Elisabeth Kley
a collection of comical and grotesque masks affixed to the wall titled, Masks, by ​Michael Mahalchicki

Sculptures made with latex and found objects.

Fellowships and Residencies Fall 2021
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Our quarterly roundup of fellowships, residencies, and prizes accepting applications.

Two Poems by Andrea Abi-Karam
Book cover of Villainy by Andrea Abi-Karam includes a black and white tarp all folded together

Excerpts from the collection.

Generating Friction: Jamie Crewe Interviewed by Caroline Elbaor
A collage featuring text a woman's resting head and crossing orange lines titled, An amalgam, by Jamie Crewe

Depicting the complicated, conflicting, and ambivalent parts of transgender experience.

Rabih Alameddine by Kara Walker
The author Rabih Alameddine costume of wrapped fabrics as he holds a decorated cane and sits against an abundance of pillows.

In order to write about his existential experiences among Syrian refugees (“The refugees were my people. The volunteers were my people.”), Alameddine created a boundary-crossing narrator for his new novel, The Wrong End of the Telescope.


This is an excerpt from BOMB’s Fall 2021 issue.

The Multiple Becomes Unique: Tom Lecky Interviewed by Kim Beil
Bernard Taylor Cover

A photobook playfully documents local history.

Give Me Inquisitiveness, Exuberance, Neuroses: Lauren Elkin Interviewed by Stephanie LaCava
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On writing Paris today.

Hive Mind: Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, Vaiva Grainytė, and Lina Lapelytė Interviewed by Ivan Talijancic
Three young women stand facing the camera on a staircase descending down to the right of the frame.

On the US debut of their theatrical installation Sun & Sea, an operatic beach scene exploring the relationship between people and our planet.

BOMB Retrospective: Revisiting the Six Questions by Mary Jo Bang
An image of Mary Jo Bang's name and a swirling "BOMB's 40th Retrospective" image on the side.

Celebrating 40 years with curated selections from the archive.

Create a Radical and Memorable Equivalent: Mary Jo Bang Interviewed by Sylvia Sukop
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A new translation with contemporary allusions that reflect the boldness of the original.

Embodying Interior Lives: Dawn Cerny Interviewed by Emily Zimmerman
A thin vertical sculpture consisting of silver and yellow bars titled, Screen from Leisure Activity Area at Eden Lake, by Dawn Cerny

Sculptures as actors, props, and sets.

Everything Communicates: Alice Notley Interviewed by Jeff Alessandrelli
Runes And Chords4

A new book of poem-drawings.

Life as a Collage: Sarah Cain Interviewed by Maddie Klett
Abstract paintings in a book titled, Music Book, by Sarah Cain

An artist’s book paints on music sheets.

Call It Desire: Asha Pandya Interviewed by Shruti Swamy
Book cover of  The Archer by Shruti Swamy featuring an Indian woman dancing in a circle.

A conversation with the author’s mother—the novel’s central inspiration—about dance, desire, and more.

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