Yxta Maya Murray discusses her new novel, ART IS EVERTHING.
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Gabrielle Civil discusses EXPERIMENTS IN JOY.
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Sven Ratzke discusses his new show, WHERE ARE WE NOW.
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Karen Finley discusses her most recent book, GRABBING PUSSY.
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Performance artist and poet Gabrielle Civil discusses her book,
Swallow the Fish, how technology has shaped reactions to female nudity, and the importance of risking change. ...more
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Rarely is birth silent for anyone involved. Silence, instead, is a learned phenomena. Unlearning silence can become its own birth, as it seems in Kai Cheng Thom’s debut poetry collection a place called No Homeland, opening with, “diaspora babies, we are born of pregnant pauses.” Pausing for readers to meet her at this natal location […]
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