by The Editors

Translation Questionnaire: Danuta Borchardt

I derive particular satisfaction from delving, in language, into my native Polish core. Having been an exile of many years, this has a particular relevance and poignancy.

Translation Questionnaire: Karen Emmerich

Our Translation Questionnaire continues, with Karen Emmerich, translator of modern Greek poetry and prose.

Translation Questionnaire: Humphrey Davies

Our Translation Questionnaire continues, with Humphrey Davies.

Translation Questionnaire: Susan Bernofsky

Introducing the Translation Questionnaire, with Susan Bernofsky.

Of Juice and Joy

A peacock in spring makes derangéd love to the muddy hill.

10 Quotes from Writers Who Loved a Stiff Drink

Nose-painting, sleep, and urine.

TL;DR: Astra Taylor

I’m standing by books because they offer writers the space to dig in, to see if formal innovations and experiments can hold up, and provide the space for authors to take ideas to their limits.

TL;DR: Rob Horning

I want vicarious immersion in a novel; I don’t wan’t to continue the sort of emotional performativity social media require.

TL;DR: Emily Gould

I love the mediated intimacy of the internet, and the way it enables an aspect of me to have a relationship with aspects of a lot of other people.

TL;DR: Choire Sicha

I think that writing becomes significant through labor. The cherished things online, whether they be profitable or not, clearly spring from a place of great effort, even if in the end that effort is, as it usually should be, invisible.