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A short film based on Sheri Benning’s poem “Winter Sleep,” which appears in the Spring 2021 issue.
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I want a vaccine, but what I want even more are magic beans I can plant in my arm that will grow into a beanstalk.
Our monthly column Feminize Your Canon explores the lives of underrated and underread female authors.
Photo © Olivier Roller (detail); Manuscript image courtesy of Galaxia Gutenberg
The writing of Enrique Vila-Matas is marked by a dazzling array of quotation, plagiarism, frames, self-plagiarism, digressions and meta-digressions: an intense and witty textual delirium that has made him one of the most original and celebrated writers in the Spanish language. Born in Barcelona in 1948, he published his first novel—a single, sternly uninterrupted sentence—in 1973. Continuing his fidelity to …
An update from the board of directors.
Cooking up recipes drawn from the works of various writers.
Toni Morrison, Philip Roth, Jason Alexander, Charlotte Rampling, Danez Smith, Sarah Manguso, Salman Rushdie, Molly Ringwald, Jenny Slate, Devendra Banhart, and more
This spring, with the world still in on-again, off-again lockdown, our memories of seasons past grow sweeter. The California-based artist Paige Jiyoung Moon makes a practice of recording her memories in paint.