I’m always interested in the work of poets who use form in subversive ways, and while it’s true that the sonnet has long ceased to be just a love song, what Nikki Wallschlaeger does with it in her new collection Crawlspace, soon to be released by Bloof Books, is brilliant....more
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I wanted to speak directly, to say exactly what I meant, to make statements with sharp edges, to try and pin things down.
For Catapult, David Szalay chronicles the unorthodox origins of his latest novel: from writer’s block and experimenting with “strict forms” like the sonnet and the sestina came All That Man Is....more
As the amount of digital data in the world balloons, so do the costs of storing that data.
Some scientists are experimenting with ways to save data on a “device” much older—but also much more efficient—than hard drives: DNA itself.
The first thing they encoded on a double helix of nucleotides?...more