The Perversion of “Wise Use”By Stephenie Hendricks
In 1845, New York journalist John O’Sullivan editorialized that “it was the nation’s manifest destiny to overspread and to possess the whole of the continent which Providence has given.”
Hats, Staircases, and the Mystery of FactBy Katy Henriksen
Reading The Ongoing Moment is like sitting down with Geoff Dyer to coffee at a corner diner just after accompanying him to a recent survey exhibit of 20th century American photography.
Will the Real T CooperBy David Varno
Meta-fiction shows up in different ways; it can run consistently through an entire book, informing every statement the author makes, or it might pop up in sparse, subtle moments.
A Perfect YarnBy K.M. Ferebee
Charles D’Ambrosio’s new collection of stories, The Dead Fish Museum, is a remarkable set of mixed blessings.
A Grin to Bear ItBy Michael Lindgren
Jim Feast’s novel Neo Phobe, written with Ron Kolm, is a shaggy monster of a book, redolent of meta-narrative and deconstructionism and word and mind games reminiscient of the the ‘70s heyday of Donald Barthelme and Tom Robbins.
The Fruits of RiskBy Sina Queyras
Fig is the latest from London based poet Caroline Bergvall, whose text and sound pieces have been produced internationally.