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The condition of most of our lives is that of continuous flight, in some manner or form—flight from faulty logic, from place of birth to the place we alight, from situations that no longer serve us, from political precarity—flight, as in rupture.
This is a story of? / a woman lying on her? / a back?—aback—with her? / a face hidden and a?
I disrupt the concupiscence of tube worms / where your snowy owl eye consults among white crusts / the venom of my gymnodactyl eye / which bribes the slag of trilobites
During his twelve years in New York City, Bosun, who went by Bo, got into some bad business with an import-export company in Queens. It turned out the company was dealing in stolen goods, and Bo, who drove a truck for them, was eventually caught one winter on the bridge between Manhattan and New Jersey.
“Let him sleep. He’ll be alright if he sleeps.”
Poets really think they’re doing the most with the least …
Her concerts, broadcast the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 PM Cairo time, brought life to a stop throughout the Arab world.
On a visit to the New Mexico Museum of Art, two poets grapple with questions of performed authenticity and settler poetics, while analyzing depictions of the American West.
The cartoonist on her new book of comics, embracing intensity, and returning to her artistic origins.
Two new #MeToo anthologies on anger, sexual violence, and truth-telling.
The writer on her new novel, how Dominicans have shaped New York City’s culture, and creating artistic spaces that are truly liberating.
The novelist on her tripartite book about the dark side of acting school, gurus, and writing towards unforeseen endings.
On his new collection of poetry, I Will Destroy You, the book that emerged from choosing not to write.
A box of poems, pamphlets, and postcards that gesture towards the porous boundaries between the real and virtual spaces of cultural formation.
On the poetics of mysticism, spirituality, and the maximalist approach to religious language.
Reconciling a futurist aesthetic with a story of the past.
A gritty portrait of city life in the Wild East.
Stagg’s essays, stories, and profiles on art and fashion speak to the new spaces and meanings created by the Internet.
The poet on writing about the prostrate subject, friendship IRL, and life wishes.
The poet on responding to atrocity through formalism and sneaking an epic into his upcoming collection.