Ambient Buzz: An Interview with Urayoán Noel

  Urayoán Noel’s most recent poetry collection Buzzing Hemisphere / Rumor Hemisférico (2015) has been described by Victor Hernández Cruz as “a stereo ping-pong game between two languages [Spanish and English].” The book features a variety […]

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Happy Labor, Sad Labor: An Interview with Ross Gay

In February, Ross Gay visited Alphabet City to launch his newest release, The Book of Delights, an essay collection in which he explores the ordinary and beautiful moments, things, and people he encounters in his day-to-day life. Prior to […]

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On Immigrant Fiction: An Interview with Amitava Kumar

  As I walked up to get my copy of his book signed, Amitava Kumar shifted in his chair, turned to face me and asked: “Have we met before?” We hadn’t, but this is Kumar’s charm […]

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Listening for the Noise: An Interview with Andrea Brady

Andrea Brady sat down with Sampsonia Way to discuss drones, fighting the system, and what it means to be an experimental poet. In February, Brady visited City of Asylum to read her from her newest suite of […]

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Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

What Writers are Reading: Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

  Born in Havana, Cuba in 1971, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo is now earning his doctorate in comparative literature at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. He blogs at Lunes de Post-Revolución and collaborates with Diario de […]

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Ambient Buzz: An Interview with Urayoán Noel
by  / July 24, 2019
  Urayoán Noel’s most recent poetry collection Buzzing Hemisphere / Rumor Hemisférico (2015) has been described by Victor Hernández Cruz as “a stereo ping-pong game between two languages [Spanish and English].” The book features a variety […] Read more...
The Political Ridiculous: On the Aesthetics of Politics
by  / June 4, 2019
When we see the actions of certain characters in various positions of politcal power, a feeling of perplexity arises in us. This feeling is transformed into a kind of “universal shame” on the part of citizens […] Read more...

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