Posts Tagged: gigantic

This Week in Short Fiction

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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. The title itself can imply that the […]

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Fiction is Fiction

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What does “realism” mean, anyway? Over at Ploughshares, Rumpus contributor and Gigantic magazine editor Lincoln Michel discusses the problems of the term “realism” when it comes to literature: 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. “It […]

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Notable New York, This Week 9/8 – 9/12

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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.

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Gigantic Online May 2010

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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. As […]

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Notable New York, This Week 2/22 – 2/28

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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 […]

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Gigantic Goes Live

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Gigantic, A Magazine of Short Prose and Art just launched its online version with chapter 18 of Shya Scanlon’s Forecast 42 Project, new fiction from J.A. Tyler, and art by Thomas Doyle. The online journal also houses Joe Wenderoth’s Seizure State, a soon-to-be mind-bending poetics blog. The magazine, which debuted in print in April 2009, […]

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You Don’t Know Me: Bomb, Opium, Gigantic New York Summer Soiree

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Get ready to get your rocks off. Literary art mags Bomb, Opium and Gigantic are joining forces to host a night of short artistic/musical/literary programs this Wednesday, August 26th at Bowery Electric to benefit their efforts in literature and art. The party, which has been given props by The New Yorker, The Daily News, Black […]

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