Join BOMB and our literary contributors every Friday at 5PM ET on Instagram Live.

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Dear Readers,

We are pleased to announce BOMB EOD, a weekly Instagram Live series presenting brief readings and Q&As with our literary contributors to punctuate your week. Hosted by BOMB staff and editors, EOD will see a mix of contributors past and present bringing their work to the Instagram Live stage every Friday at 5PM ET. Follow us on Instagram to catch the show or for more information: @bombmag

BOMB EOD Schedule:
4/24 - Stacy Szymaszek
5/1 - Vi Khi Nao
5/8 - Kevin Nguyen
5/15 - Mónica de la Torre
5/22 - Jenny Zhang
5/29 - Lucy Ives

Quntos KunQuest by Zachary Lazar
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Two decades into a life sentence, KunQuest remains determined to live his best life as a rapper, artist, relentless reader, and, now, a debut novelist with This Life.

The Intimate Suggests the Epic: A Year in Small Press and Indie Publications
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A round-up of titles published by independent presses in 2020.

Vi Khi Nao by Louis Elliott
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From personal ads compiled as narrative to a frame-by-frame retelling of a short film on grazing sheep, Nao’s poems and stories are acrobatic experiments in form.