When literary magazines publish “Women’s Issues,” they can run the danger of making women into a theme. As if fiction by and about women is a curiosity, something to enjoy for a moment, in one issue a year, before returning to your regularly scheduled old white men programming....more
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I tend to think it is an ill-defined term, not a useful way to think of most fiction, and it spawns some of the worst criticism.
This week Stephen Elliott is in town for the paperback release of The Adderall Diaries, Jonathan Franzen celebrates Freedom, Tao Lin brings Dakota Fanning and Haley Joel Osment to BookCourt, Fashion takes you out on the town, Gigantic and Open City are home sweet home, and Nara premieres at the Asia Society....more
The May 2010 online issue of Gigantic is up with fiction from Mike Young, Erik Morsink and M. Callen. The art/lit journal also has a talk between Gibby Haynes (of The Butthole Surfers) and Joe Wenderoth (Letters to Wendy’s) that covers cloning, clowns, cannons, race and monotheism with Wenderoth’s unusual curiosity, candor and rigor....more
Gigantic Issue 2: Gigantic America is hitting stands this week across the country, and the pond.
Issue 2 features dialogues with Lydia Millet, Adrian Tomine and Sam Lipsyte, fiction from Robert Coover, Leni Zumas and Clancy Martin, and artwork by Thomas Doyle and Thomas Allen, among many other great writers and artists....more
This week in New York 2010: Whitney Biennial opens, Gigantic holds a launch party for Issue 2: Gigantic America, Anderbo Reading at KGB, Mary Karr talks with Philip Gourevitch, MOMA premieres documentary about Mikhail Khodorkovsky–Russia’s wealthiest man and one if its most controversial figures, Ted Conover reads, André Aciman talks to Paul Leclerc, and Sam Mendes directs The Tempest at BAM....more