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Quoted: Eileen Myles on Getting Paid for Poems

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Poet, art writer, and Hilary supporter Eileen Myles has written a post on the Poetry Foundation’s blog — which, among other things, is about getting paid $400 to write the post’s more than… More ›

Line by Line: Julie Doucet

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“I really need to reinvent myself all the time,” Julie Doucet said during a recent phone conversation. She isn’t kidding. The artist, once best known for her groundbreaking and often very funny… More ›

Beloved Author Harper Lee Dead at 89

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Harper Lee, who won the Pulitzer Prize for 1960’s classic To Kill A Mockingbird, has died at the age of 89 in Monroeville, Alabama, as NPR and others report.

Celebrating Three Decades Of Gary Panter

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In an essay from Gary Panter’s massive, two-volume monograph published by PictureBox, the late Mike Kelley proved himself an exuberant fan, charting the roaming tentacles of Panter’s… More ›

Line by Line: Michael DeForge

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Michael DeForge doesn’t ever seem to slow down. In the last handful of years, the young comic-artist has released a staggering number of books, including the engaging and bizarre collections… More ›

Line by Line: Nick Drnaso

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Welcome to “Line By Line,” where we converse with the cartoonists and graphic novelists who are pushing their medium into exciting territory.

Quoted: Mark Leyner on Modigliani, Armpits

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Anyone familiar with the prose perversions of Mark Leyner — a man whose most recent novel was titled The Sugar Frosted Nutsack — knows that his books are not normal things.

NYPL Releases Free Digital Image Archive

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The New York Public Library (NYPL) has released 187,000 images — or, in their parlance, “digital items” — into the public domain. The effort, which launched today, January 6, was… More ›

Four Feminist Lit Hits For $40 With n+1

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Our friends over at n+1, the intellectual publication of choice for American saposexuals, are offering a nice last-minute $40 holiday package perfect for your bookish feminist friends of any gender.

Quoted: Seth Price On Jeff Koons

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In retrospect, Seth Price’s latest, obscenely titled “novel” (hand-censored above) might not have been the best reading material to bring along to Art Basel Miami Beach. The slim,… More ›