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Archive and Place: William Camargo Interviewed by Kim Beil
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Photographing hidden and alternative histories.

Archive and Place: William Camargo Interviewed by Kim Beil
As Far As I Can Get William Camargo1

Photographing hidden and alternative histories.

A Coherent Organism of Cravings and Fears: Daniel Tiffany Interviewed by Madison McCartha
Cry Baby Mystic by Daniel Tiffany

When spectral voices, across time and place, meet in poetry.

Walton Ford by Andrés Reséndez
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The painter and the historian find common ground by unearthing narrative histories that have been overlooked and nearly forgotten.

Danielle Evans by Jamel Brinkley
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In Evans’s first interview before the release of her new and unintentionally prescient collection, The Office of Historical Corrections, she discusses humor, power, and replicas of the Titanic.

Hypnotic and Historical Power: Taibach Interviewed by Alex Lau
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The anonymous industrial music duo on engaging the ideological minefield of US-Taiwan-China relations.

Portfolio by Malcolm Peacock
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Probing the Finished Work: Alex Strada Interviewed by Simon Wu
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The artist embraces revision, contradiction, and fallibility in a culture that prizes singular genius.

Rowan Ricardo Phillips by Gregory Pardlo
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From epics to lyrics, Rowan Ricardo Phillips considers poetry’s reckoning with history and how writing will reflect our current crisis for future generations.

Terms of Exchange: Caroline Bergvall Interviewed by Greg Nissan
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The writer on using Chaucer’s Middle English to channel transgressive figures, rethink gender, and experience the pleasures of language.

Fiction as Revelation: Chigozie Obioma Interviewed by Xavier Navarro Aquino
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The Man Booker finalist on telling a story from the perspective of a spirit and writing to expose historical truths.

The Misadventures of Nuns by Tobias Carroll
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On Sylvia Townsend Warner’s The Corner That Held Them, a witty and subversive novel about life in a fourteenth century convent.

Multiply the Gaze: Karthika Naïr Interviewed by Bibi Deitz
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The poet on her reimagined version of Vyasa’s Mahabharata and the human cost of war.

Interrogating the Past: Sonya Clark Interviewed by Scott Turri
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The unraveling and retelling of history.

The Story of Our Lives Do Not Have Faces: Sally Wen Mao Interviewed by Anne Anlin Cheng
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The poet on her new collection and how a person lost to history can survive in the imaginary possibilities of art.

One Poem by Mike Lala
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Out, like fireflies, from the inter-dimensional, / silver disks at edge of picture hover over Hillary / with swaddled child, John Podesta counterpose beside her, / in a painting I’d like to paint, had I been a painter, / trading in detail from the too-smooth desert

Two Poems by Stephanie Ellis Schlaifer
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All monuments commemorate the same / falsehood The gilt is genuine and we feel it right / at the surface of our discontent / Anger like so many lustrous mounts softens / in the rain  And stallions and generals must periodically be / re-gilded      recommitted to    as if / as an abiding law of man / Though    if we are honest    it is the law that fails us / along with what we can abide 

Digging Our Way Through the Data Midden: On Ed Sanders’s Investigative Poetry and Broken Glory: The Final Years of Robert F. Kennedy by Ammiel Alcalay
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The citizen investigator as poet.

We Still Have Survivors With Us: Rebecca Makkai Interviewed by Nicolaia Rips
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The novelist on the enduring AIDS crisis, the resonance of the Lost Generation, and writing her way around questions.

From This Side and from That Side by Gabriela Wiener
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We are street people. Nomadic by nature. We are the grandchildren of poor, adventurous strangers. Our living radicalizes their legacy.

Narrative Gravity: Mikkel Rosengaard Interviewed by Raluca Albu
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On telling a story within a story, writing about autocratic regimes, and finding creative inspiration in science experiments.

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