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I Took to the Streets by Shelly Oria
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I tried Al on like a suit and he didn’t fit. In the crotch area, excess fabric hung loose, like disappointment.

Lidia Yuknavitch by Porochista Khakpour

Writing with the body as her touchstone, the novelist channels a woman warrior in The Book of Joan.

A Punch in 4/4 Time by Valerie Tevere & Angel Nevarez
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On the day of POTUS 45’s inauguration, alt-right front man Richard Spencer was punched in the face during an interview for Australian television.

We Are Orlando by niv Acosta
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 ”Orlando is a queer AND racial issue AFTER a gun control, Islamophobia, and mental health issue.”

We Are Orlando by Corrine Fitzpatrick
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“We need a new word, because neither ‘hate’ nor ‘terror’ will suffice.”

We Are Orlando by Gerard & Kelly
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“I don’t know how to pray so I cry.”

We Are Orlando by Carlos Motta
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“Queerness is a political force powered by anger.”

We Are Orlando by David Everitt Howe
Josef Kaplan’s Poem Without Suffering by Ted Dodson
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Josef Kaplan’s latest book, Poem Without Suffering, is a long poem that begins in medias res then follows, in forensic detail, the trajectory of a bullet through the bodies of two children.

The Necessary Rage by Scott Esposito
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On Iván Repila’s The Boy Who Stole Attila’s Horse

Mark Doten & Peter Dimock
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“People struggling to control language, control conversation, literally to control the world.”

Pierre Guyotat by Noura Wedell
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The French writer speaks to his translator about his latest autobiographical novel to appear in English. Titled In the Deep, it deals with the link between desire and his early literary output, as well as the effect of his Catholic upbringing and World War II on his imagination.

Joshua Oppenheimer by Pamela Cohn
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The Look of Silence, and the price of forgiveness.

Two Poems by Danniel Schoonebeek
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DEBUT

The suit I wore the day I was born

Four Poems by Brandon Shimoda & Lydia Anne McCarthy
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SHIJO-OHASHI

Without forgetting
I am a child

Günther Uecker by Ahmed Alsoudani
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First of all, I like Günther Uecker as a person. This is really important for me as an artist. 

Private Gods by Emily Hoffman
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Emily Hoffman reviews the latest installment of Sarah Michelson’s Devotion series.

Fluid Brutality by Jesse Zaritt
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Kixote Becomes Kixote by Charlie Smith

You might ask why did Jack turn his attention to killers?

Susanna Moore by Kurt Andersen
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“Crises always present a moral dilemma—how are we to behave virtuously, and still manage to survive?”

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