Janice Lee discusses her new novel, IMAGINE A DEATH.
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“[I]t is an itch that needs to be scratched. To test. To push. To prove to myself.”
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I love that—working towards not having regret, in art and in life. ...more
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Katharine Coldiron discusses her forthcoming novella, CEREMONIALS.
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Poet Kristina Marie Darling discusses the literary life, collaborative writing, and the power of experimental forms.
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Marcia Douglas discusses her forthcoming novel, THE MARVELLOUS EQUATIONS OF THE DREAD.
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It takes courage and artistic vision to take risks with music that has already won you commercial success, but lasting artists persist in doing just that. Bon Iver’s third album, 22, A Million, supports this view. The familiarly warm and affecting melodies of song writer Justin Vernon’s earlier work are reinvented here, nested in a cocoon […]
Novelist Christopher Boucher talks about writing so-called “experimental” fiction, both embracing and denying the metaphor, and apples.
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The world and its inhabitants may be coming to nothing, but that, this band proclaims, is no excuse not to dance. ...more
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In memory of Dieter Moebius who passed away last week, the Guardian published an article tracing the artist’s immense influence on experimental music, from his work in Cluster and Harmonia through his solo projects. “‘I was more of the ‘flippy’ one,’ he joked when I interviewed him for Frieze in 2012,” writes the author of the […]