Interviews

Claire Marie Stancek

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Embodiment demands hybridity.

Robin McLean

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This world we live in is terribly brutal to animals, to humans, to beings of all kinds, isn’t it? Why pussy foot around?

Aimee Parkison

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We’re all guests of our time.

Brin-Jonathan Butler

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Think of the accounting of any meaningful legacy, all of the lives that uplift our collective spirit have one thing in common: they are defined not by what they had, but by what they gave. 

Nick Flynn

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The discomfort of a beetle on its back, swinging its legs is not the kind of discomfort I am looking for. My discomfort is more like writing on the edge of what’s known, and what’s been said, and what’s ok to say.

Paul Griner

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Maybe both the nuns and the hoaxers are trying to connect, to form a community, through vastly different means. I know which I prefer, but perhaps what drives them isn’t really that different.

Polina Barskova

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I understood that the whole point is to unmake this monumental quality…to ask yourself, for example, what kind of monument this event needs. Deserves.

Reinhold Martin

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I’ve tried to think about the university as something to be protected and looked after, and for that very reason, also as the object of our most unrelenting critique.

Rajiv Mohabir

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I hope that these poems do not have answers but give rise to thinking around the sets of problematics in the mixing of sweat, spices, sucrose, and languages where the act of consumption evinces history archived in the body.

Rosie Stockton

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And that’s saintly, actually. It’s saintly to not want to work.