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“What you need to understand is how a woman can become a piece of furniture,” writes Kate Zambreno in her meditation on Maria Judite de Carvalho’s only novel, ‘Empty Wardrobes.’
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Drawing on centuries of literary hauntings, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan devises a quiz to help you determine what kind of ghost you would be.
Our monthly column Feminize Your Canon explores the lives of underrated and underread female authors.
“It’s part of your job, as a poet, to write out of experience. To name what matters to you. You’ve only got one life to draw on.”
Terry Tempest Williams writes about her decades-long friendship with N. Scott Momaday, the power of his work, and what can be done to atone for ecological destruction.
Every morning, I go around and give each human a few soft pats on the shoulder. First, this allows me to make sure they’re still alive.
A special bonus episode celebrating issues 233 and 234.
I love immersing myself in the universe of a novel for years. There is never a time when I am more alive. Some writers suffer through that process, but I enjoy it. Being in that universe, that imperfect universe, is like being in prayer.