A forgotten feminist fairy tale and Björk’s big-screen debut, The Juniper Tree, returns.
If you can’t stand the first person, / get out of the kitchen. / Similar but escalating sleights of hand: / he wants to eat both the girl and the food in her basket. / She is past specialness, / doubling the likelihood. In such young women, / traumas curl / till Christmas ribbon. The greatest predictor of red / is oxygen.
Rediscovering a beguiling masterpiece forty years after its publication.
“Suspension of disbelief seems more immediate in a drawing, which is a direct portal into another world.”
the writer on her debut collection, Rise, and the role of myth in her work.
“Crises always present a moral dilemma—how are we to behave virtuously, and still manage to survive?”
Kate Bernheimer talks to Vanessa Veselka, the author of Zazen, about realness, Tinker Bell, and the acoustics of writing.
Award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell instigates an epistolary exchange with painter Judith Linhares on dream theory and Emily Dickinson.
Fairy tales do come true if playwright Martin McDonagh’s meteoric rise in London, with four productions staged in the same season, is any indication. His plays are Irish tales told with all the violence, humor and magic of a banshee.