Category Archives: Literature

Things to Worry About

Things to Worry About by Norah Buckley Vawter Dear Mothers, Things to worry about: Worry about the planet. Worry about your children’s welfare. Worry about your family and friends. Worry about not wasting your life. Worry about kindness and love. … Continue reading

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Guy Davenport: A Tribute

Guy Davenport: A Tribute by Vincent Czyz Dropping Guy Davenport’s name—even among the literati—often results in little more than “Sounds familiar …” or “Didn’t he write …?” To me, that is almost as tragic as the loss of the author … Continue reading

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A Review of Matt Fraction’s Sex Criminals

A Review of Matt Fraction’s Sex Criminals By Tini Howard Comics are a brave medium through which to tell an adult story. While some of us know of Alan Moore’s Watchmen as comic literature and saw Chris Nolan turn Batman … Continue reading

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4/19/2013

4/19/2013 by James Tadd Adcox [The following is an attempt to make something out of a pre-narrative moment. The words come from news programs, radio broadcasts, online stories, tweets and text messages intercepted on April 19, 2013, between the hours … Continue reading

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The Doors You Mark Are Your Own

[The following is an excerpt from the novel-in-progess by the same title. It originally appeared in Surreal South 2009.] *** The Doors You Mark Are Your Own by Aleksandr Tuvim (translated by Okla Elliott and Raul Clement) April 12 Katya … Continue reading

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Gunbroke

Gunbroke by Seth Abramson South is adventure, north cold but also shelter, and in the west an end. It is south then north then west, the trail. East is finished. To tell it right it must be half in green … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic Compatibility

Electromagnetic Compatibility by Kelly Davio I am the conduit of all transmission. The basebands of noise radiate from my skull. I hear the faint buzz when I bend a knee all the way to one hundred and eight megahertz. My … Continue reading

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