Posts Tagged: Psychopomp

Understanding Experimental Writing


Too often new writers expect experimental fiction simply means abnormal page layouts, says Sequoia Nagamatsu, an editor for Psychopomp. Writing in The Review Review, Nagamatsu explores a better definition:

In other words, a successful literary experiment (regardless of whether that experiment resembles realist fiction or your Settlers of Catan board) has to do more than look weird on the page… There is content to consider, literary tradition, context, and the metaphoric and aesthetic resonance of artifice and construction.