Peter Mishler

I would prefer to stay on the side of generosity.

Luke Jerod Kummer and Nellie Hermann

Before Picasso, kings and queens and generals – Napoleon, and such – were famous, but there wasn’t the pop culture we have today. He was one of the first modern international celebrities.

Zach Schwartz-Weinstein

You really need to think strategically about how universities work, how they are trying to invest their capital, and then go after them on those grounds, and use our positionality as contingent academics to our advantage.

Anthony McCann, part 2

A bunch of white government dudes in bear cats and ballistic vests don’t have much unquestioned moral authority in America today

Anthony McCann

There was this sacrificial logic to the whole thing, and at the same time this American comedy. We’ll just throw some bleachers out in the sun.

Anita Felicelli

My hope is to give enough poetry to trigger a mood or atmosphere, while trying my best not to get drunk on my own affinity for language and texture.    

Kim Tolley

I think graduate students deserve the right to organize. So if I can help people understand that it’s not hard to start, I’ll feel very happy with this interview. 

Peg Alford Pursell

Flannery O’Connor said that anyone who’s survived beyond the age of twelve has enough fictional material for the rest of her life.

Charlie Bondhus

If magick is about intentionality and focus, then poetry may be the best way for a poet to cast a spell.

Emma Bolden

I still feel the echo of shame and confusion, but I also feel the clarity and peace that comes with speaking out about these difficult things.

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