Letters & Essays
Art & Photography
Among the several first steps toward the physical liberation of Palestine is imagining it. In many ways, this imagination starts with art.
In our column Poetry Rx, readers write in with a specific emotion, and our resident poets take turns prescribing the perfect poems to match. This week, Kaveh Akbar is on the line.
Readers want to believe in a “real” person as much as children want to believe in the tooth fairy.
Our monthly column Feminize Your Canon explores the lives of underrated and underread female authors.
“Every novelist should possess a hermaphroditic imagination.”
The casting directors understood what "miseria" looks like, how the body wears struggle. They know that what we call beauty is often just another marker of class.
Cooking up recipes drawn from the works of various writers.
That glass, bubble-bodied, dream-fetus of shadow-pallor, / Which will never enter life, / Looms like the negative / Of a clumsy, weary and ageing man’s failure.
Did he describe the blue stripe again, / unelected governor? / And from trees to hospitals, one story / perfectly formed suddenly entered into eternal rest.