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Kei Miller’s Things I Have Withheld by Rianna Jade Parker
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In Things I Have Withheld, Kei Miller’s most personal collection to date, the Caribbean philosopher addresses “his own body and its implications.”

Kei Miller’s Things I Have Withheld by Rianna Jade Parker
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In Things I Have Withheld, Kei Miller’s most personal collection to date, the Caribbean philosopher addresses “his own body and its implications.”

Learn So Much and See So Much: Larissa Pham Interviewed by Rebecca Schuh
Popsong4
On the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
1  Little Africa In Ruins Web

A project organized by Kalup Linzy

American Idiolect by G'Ra Asim
Boyz Nthe Void Green

An annotation of Fefe Dobson’s “Stupid Little Love Song” excerpted from the essay collection Boyz N the Void: A Mixtape to My Brother.

The Edge of a Life: Jo Ann Beard Interviewed by Chelsea Hodson
Festival Days6

On writing about assisted suicide, taking time to study the consciousness of mushrooms, and freeing herself from the labor of the sentence.

Douglas Crimp’s Dance Dance Film Essays by Rosalyn Deutsche
Black and white photograph of dancer Nicholas Strafaccia participating in Trisha Brown’s Spiral. In a large warehouse with several columns and a ladder in the background, Strafaccia wears loose white clothing and is attached to a harness connecting to him to a cord. The cord has spiraled around the column and he hangs perpendicular to the column, parallel to the ground beneath him.

At some point in the late ’70s, when Douglas Crimp and I were art history doctoral students at the Graduate Center, CUNY, he invited me to the ballet.

Nathalie Léger by Amanda DeMarco
Nathalie Leger Triptych Revised 2

The archivist and writer’s recently translated triptych fuses autofiction, essay, and criticism to study the complex lives of three female artists in the public eye.

A Voice That Will Carry a Feeling: Sejal Shah Interviewed by Rudri Bhatt Patel
Cover of This Is One Way To Dance by Sejal Shah with yellow background

A memoir that challenges stereotypes, celebrates dance, and reflects on loss.

Police Brutality Is Not the Only Honorable Way For Black People to Die by Matthew Thompson
Graffiti, George Floyd protest, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 2020

I am in the shower washing off the day’s yard work. Mid-scrub I realize I missed a Black Lives Matter Cleveland rally in support of defunding the police. Relief pours over me.

We Believe It Won’t Happen to Us: Elisa Gabbert Interviewed by Lincoln Michel
The Unreality Of Memory5

On disasters, the “perverse incentives” of social media, and writing in catastrophic times.

To Create Ourselves Between the Day: Mark Nowak Interviewed by Voices: Poetry for the People
Mark Nowak Cover

On the relationship between poetry and social struggle.

Wayne Koestenbaum’s Figure It Out by Tracy O’Neill
Book cover of FIGURE IT OUT by Wayne Koestenbaum

In a career spanning over two decades, Wayne Koestenbaum has copped to a lot.

Pessimism Is More Inclusive: Porochista Khakpour Interviewed by Myriam Gurba
Brown Album Burnt Orange

The writer on her new book Brown Album, personal essays, camp as armor, the hyperreal, and designing her own Barbie.

Mysterious Unfixable Elements: Olivia Laing Interviewed by Alex Zafiris
Funny Weather Olivia Laing

On writing to include others, artists who generate hope, and how constriction can be inventive.

Nearly Any Two Things Can Cohere by Asiya Wadud

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.

To Go Local by Erica Cardwell
Serge Attukwei Clottey And Go Lokal My Mothers Wardrobe Performance At Gallery 1957 6 March 2016 Courtesy The Artist And Gallery 1957 Photo By Nii Odzenma 23
Natasha Stagg’s Sleeveless by Eugenie Dalland
Sleeveless Cover

Stagg’s essays, stories, and profiles on art and fashion speak to the new spaces and meanings created by the Internet.

Hardening by Danielle Sosin

My mother sits on a coral reef, her gray hair undulating around her head, face blank, her eyes like a fish’s…

So Many Ways to Live a Life: Dan Fox Interviewed by Michael Barron
Limbo Dan Fox Web Cover

The writer on his new book of essays and the state of limbo as a necessary state of artistic life.

Reappear, Remind, Reverberate: Chelsea Biondolillo Interviewed by Erica Trabold
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The essayist on writing about birds to bridge thematic leaps from fathers to tattoos to cross-continental moves.

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