The poet on the power of naming, the freedom of writing, and when to carry and let go of grief.
I have let a prudent amount of time go by and now believe, or more, I am absolutely certain that your spirit will find it auspicious to be in contact with me. I am a reincarnation of a friend you had in other times.
A letter from Brakhage to the poet Robert Kelly describing his work on the groundbreaking film Mothlight.
Home and Away consists of letters exchanged between two friends, the Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard and Swedish writer Fredrik Ekelund, over the course of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Otherness is always such a big part of my work. Formally, I don’t fit any specific niche in performance. Some works, like this one, are theater that use dance. Some are more dance heavy, or maybe only dance if I’m making ballet.
Oh will I remember all that you just wrote? Memory slips even more than… what?… gender (is that self? not here)…
Text messaging, parasexual literature, and psychiatry in drag.
Martin Wilner is an artist and psychiatrist. For his ongoing Case Histories—a series of portraits each completed over the course of a month—subjects send him daily dispatches that are woven into the drawings. Novelist Francis Levy calls the process “a mini analysis of sorts.”
The following is excerpted from an ongoing physical mail exchange, started in 2009, between artists Matt Keegan & Kay Rosen.
Great to see you as always. A few questions came to me, typically after all was said and done. I thought I’d send them over while our very interesting conversation was still fresh in my mind.
Thom Donovan and Brandon Brown dive deep into the realms of literary theory and leftist politics in their epistolary exchange. They continue their conversation in the fourth of four exchanges.
Thom Donovan and Brandon Brown dive deep into the realms of literary theory and leftist politics in their epistolary exchange. They continue their conversation in the third of several dialogues.
Poet Miranda Field on insomnia and living on the “wrong side of the river.”
Jackie Wang writes a letter to Dodie Bellamy, the author of the buddhist.
Novelists Siri Hustvedt and Simon Van Booy compare notes on topics ranging from temporal perception to “the soup of unconscious life” from which fictional characters arise.
Barbara Henning’s sprawling volume underlines the joy of old-fashioned, mail correspondence and features a thorough and revealing interview with Harryette Mullen.
Correspondence Course collects the expansive and borderless epistolary world of Carolee Schneemann, whose multi-form work has fearlessly engaged mind and body for over 50 years.
Wait a minute Mr. Postman! Is there are review in your bag for me? BOMB contributor Jackie Wang kicks off her Epistolary Review series with Lily Hoang’s The Evolutionary Revolution.