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Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Word Book (Translated by Bettina Funcke) by Corina Copp
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Tilda Swinton once said in an interview, referring to her collaborator Derek Jarman, director of Wittgenstein (1993): “He was the material of his own work.”

Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Word Book (Translated by Bettina Funcke) by Corina Copp
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Tilda Swinton once said in an interview, referring to her collaborator Derek Jarman, director of Wittgenstein (1993): “He was the material of his own work.”

It’s Not Going to Go the Way You Think: Emerson Whitney Interviewed by Greg Mania
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On writing felt-sense memories, attending philosophy camp, and the ever-changing nature of language.

Having a Good Time: Souvankham Thammavongsa Interviewed by Zach Davidson
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On her debut story collection, happy refugees, and why personal biography isn’t art.

Stop Making Sense: Sara Magenheimer Interviewed by Nicole Kaack
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The lossy poetics of Magenheimer’s video script-cum-publication embraces the split self of the information age.

Invention and Subversion: A Conversation by Kali Fajardo-Anstine & Tommy Pico
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The writers on indigenous ancestry, playing with language, and maintaining public personas.

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.

Theater as Convergence: Lucas Baisch Interviewed by Vanessa Thill
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On deep listening and language as liberation.

From Scorpionic Sun by Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine

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

Portfolio by Lucas Blalock
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Ben Lerner’s The Topeka School by Ryan Meehan
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Reconciling a futurist aesthetic with a story of the past.

Antoine Catala and Dan Graham
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The two artists discuss pleasure and participatory viewership in their work, and how each is linked to opposing qualities of discomfort and alienation.

The Horror Is What We Don’t Yet Know (and Maybe Never Will): Brian Evenson Interviewed by Rob Goyanes
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The writer on his new short story collection, creating realistic characters that don’t always change, and how fatherhood has impacted his relationship to language.

To Change the Shape of the Brain in the Heart: A Conversation by John James & Rob Schlegel
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The poets on their latest collections, the texture of language, and work that pulls the rug from under us.

Cecilia Vicuña by Elianna Kan
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The poet and artist invokes ancient matriarchal cultures, Indigenous folkways, and the speculative capacities of language so that we might rediscover our kinship with nature.

Resisting Oblivion: Lena Herzog Interviewed by Kellylouise Delaney
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Documenting disappearing languages.

The Energy Between Words: Emmalea Russo Interviewed by Ariel Yelen
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The poet on the physicality of language, making a process to mess it up, and curiosity as optimism.

Issue #145: Ann Hamilton and Audra Wolowiec
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Reassembled fragments of texts and vocalizations invite audiences into the immersive installations of these two artists.

Three Poems by Rachel Alexandra Kass
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Lying on the couch all day glass of water a highly disgusting smoothie four coloring books, / a myriad of psychiatric and “anti-inflammatory” medication / anti-inflammatory Jewish history books / anti-inflammatory pretzel sticks / anti-inflammatory medicinal cannabis 

The Self Is a Fiction: Jenny Xie Interviewed by Mariam Rahmani
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The poet on the politics of the gaze, the migratory act of reading, the anxiety of bilingualism, and the universality of shame.

Supple Language: Jesse Chun Interviewed by Hannah Stamler
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Disfiguring the hegemony of standard English.

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