“But funny how”: Richard Owens’ No ClassLukas Moe

Richard Owens tells only one joke as such in No Class (Barque Press, 2012). Will you get it? Three cops walk into a bar: a dialectician an artist and a hedge fund manager. The artist says to the hedge fund … Continue reading "“But funny how”: Richard Owens’ No Class"

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A Little Gross: A Conversation with Kristen Gallagher and Ed SteckAaron Winslow

The following is an edited interview between writer and publisher Aaron Winslow and two writers whose books he has recently published on Skeleton Man Press, Kristen Gallagher and Ed Steck. You can read an excerpt from Kristen’s 85% True/Minor Ecologies … Continue reading "A Little Gross: A Conversation with Kristen Gallagher and Ed Steck"

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Disaster-by-NumbersKristen Gallagher

Skeleton Man Press has allowed us to publish an excerpt from Kristen Gallagher’s new book 85% True/Minor Ecologies, which can be purchased here. Read Aaron Winslow’s accompanying interview with Gallagher and poet Ed Steck here. I use accuweather.com because I … Continue reading "Disaster-by-Numbers"

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From The Necro-Luminescence of Pink MistEd Steck

Skeleton Man Press has allowed us to publish an excerpt from Ed Steck’s new book The Necro-Luminescence of Pink Mist, which can be purchased here. Read Aaron Winslow’s accompanying interview with Steck and poet Kristen Gallagher here. What structures would … Continue reading "From The Necro-Luminescence of Pink Mist"

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The untraning of loving this shitPrecious Okoyomon

I’m just like realizing things I’m on mushrooms in chinatown house sitting with K // i’m 24 today and i’m mostly orange now / I moved to new york to find control but keep repeating the soft succession of flowery … Continue reading "The untraning of loving this shit"

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This Body Still Has Time: Jermaine Singleton’s Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American RitualAmadi Ozier

As a young child, Frederick Douglass watches his “old master” Captain Anthony strip his Aunt Hester to her waist, tie her arms to a hook, and whip her until blood drips to the kitchen floor—all as punishment for speaking to … Continue reading "This Body Still Has Time: Jermaine Singleton’s Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual"

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In Conversation with Ali BaderAnna McCarthy

The following is an edited transcript of an e-mail interview between Iraqi fiction writer and essayist Ali Bader and Social Text Online editor Anna McCarthy. Bader’s story “The Corporal” appears in Iraq+100: Stories from a Century after the Invasion, a … Continue reading "In Conversation with Ali Bader"

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A Politics of DissonanceToby Lee

“People getting together.” This is a phrase that comes up early and often in Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements (Soberscove, 2017). In the introduction to the book, Daniel Tucker, the curator of the exhibition and … Continue reading "A Politics of Dissonance"

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