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On the Creation of Syllabi by Jesse Ball
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The finger pointing to the hills.

Daniel Borzutzky by Joyelle McSweeney

A Chilean American poet maps the troubling parallels between his native land under Pinochet and the present-day US.

Angie Keefer and Liz Magic Laser
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Two interdisciplinary artists tackle the analogies between artistic, moral, and monetary value.

Alexandra Kleeman & Lincoln Michel
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On genre, influence, and getting weird in fiction.

Béla Tarr, Fred Kelemen, & Mihály Víg by Michael Guarneri
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Filmmaking as a collective project.

Josh Dorman by Haleigh Collins
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The dreamlike state of drawing from nature.

Jesse McLean by Pamela Cohn
​Still from Just Like Us

Celebrity, language, and the pull of popular culture.

Stanley Crawford by Stephen Sparks
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Voices in the countercurrent, gentle satire versus jugular-vein satire, and the material world of growing things.

Sarah Charlesworth, 1947 - 2013 by Ben Handzo
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Handzo, a former editor of BOMBlog and a protégé of the recently passed Sarah Charlesworth, remembers his mentor.

Fiona Maazel by Justin Taylor
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Fiona Maazel on her second novel, Woke Up Lonely, and how its apocalyptic themes of loneliness and emotional isolation are reflected in its unique, fractured structure.

Joanne Greenbaum by Jeremy Sigler
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Greenbaum on the fundamentally personal and private process of creating art, and how modernism, rage and rebellion fuel her creativity.

Phillip Lopate by Shifra Sharlin
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Phillip Lopate has had a good year, publishing To Show and To Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction and Portrait Inside My Head. He spoke with Sharlin about humor, honesty, and his identity as a native New Yorker.

Coleen Fitzgibbon by P. Adams Sitney
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In the early ’70s, Fitzgibbon made a series of radical films and then put them aside. P. Adams Sitney begins to unravel the story behind Fitzgibbon’s early, seductive flicker films to her latest iPhone movies.

Stan Allen by Nader Tehrani
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Stan Allen’s seminal essay, “Field Conditions,” written almost 15 years ago, still resonates among architects. He confers with Nader Tehrani on landscape urbanism as well as building and teaching “from a position of uncertainty.”

Ice Cold by Alan W. King
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Tim Seibles on teaching, privacy, and his National Book Award nominated Fast Animal.

Nigel Rolfe by Jeremy Sigler
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We Deserve Nothing by Sarah Gerard
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Sarah Gerard on Existentialism, relationships, and Alexander Maksik’s You Deserve Nothing.

Guillermo Kuitca by Matias Duville
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“You feel so guilty about copying yourself, about using yourself as a reference, that at times it’s easier to swipe things from others.”

Cherríe Moraga by Adelina Anthony
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“The first level of risk is very private; most of the time I feel I’m writing against a silence, against a taboo, against what has not been written; and if it has been written, there’s no reason for me to write it.”

Ben Marcus by ​Courtney Eldridge
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Courtney Eldridge and Ben Marcus conducted this interview in celebration of Marcus’ anthology, The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories.

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