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celebrating 15 years of global art & politics
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Before Russiagate, before the Mueller report, before James Comey, there was the Iowa caucus.
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"We’re all buying into this idea that these photographs mean something, when really they might not. In them we’re smiling, and it looks like a fun night, but what if that was actually the worst night of someone’s life?"
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"The oddity of reading poetry is that there is a remarkable intimacy established between two people who do not know each other..." recently interviewed native Chicagoan and MacArthur genius, poet Edward Hirsch:
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A 200-word snippet of ’s essay for Guernica on . If you haven’t read this gorgeous and powerful essay, “Life and Death in West Virginia,” do so now!
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"river, honor, stockpile, / arsenal, meat, blood, long-haired now in some big city, everything bluer, faces, yours, / square through the jaw, bouncing with stride busy streets okay." A poem by Shelly Taylor.
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Guernica Magazine 10h
"I always want to see myself and use myself as a vector on a larger thematic grid, to treat myself as anthropological data. I like the compression, concision, and brevity here; it feels, I hope, decorous in an indecorous book." -.
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"Even the dog / you love, you leave with a stranger, / better than you with a green yard— / small but full of sun and crickets / and a corner where the oak shade / lights the ground like a darker star— / somewhere." A poem by Michael Marberry.
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Guernica Magazine Apr 18
"While inside my head there was one name and one name only, just hers over and over and over. In that sad way people who are alone have of thinking about what’s meaningful." , from our series .
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Guernica Magazine Apr 18
"the man you love doesn’t know you / love him, and the woman you love / can’t say that she loves you often / enough where you might believe it / in your horse-heart." Poetry by Michael Marberry.
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Guernica Magazine Apr 18
When penis isn’t power, an older one from
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Guernica Magazine Apr 18
Take a moment to lose yourself in Hwang Sok-yong’s latest
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Guernica Magazine Apr 18
“One never wants to get entirely over one’s wounds, does one, lest one have nothing to write about.” tells in this conversation.
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Guernica Magazine Apr 18
“You must have visited / once in a dream, you were lucky / to stay and now you can never / go back.” A poem by Michael Marberry.
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Cathy Alter Apr 16
My first for but my umpteenth conversation with
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Rachel Riederer Apr 16
Join for cocktails and conversation on A PEOPLE’S FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES with the brilliant Victor LaValle!
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Guernica Magazine Apr 17
"The hospital’s gray machines whirr and bleep. Fish stink rises. My sister and I nod in unison. The nurses unplug the respirator and roll it away. Its wheels squeak over the linoleum, feel like they’re running over my chest." .
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Guernica Magazine Apr 17
"There are many fighting for Detroit who would prefer a city in which it’s the act of living rather than the act of owning that makes one a citizen." Visit Detroit with and Joshua Akers.
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Guernica Magazine Apr 17
Give your old scrapbooks.
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Guernica Magazine Apr 17
Check out the new excerpt from Hwang Sok-yong, translated by
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Guernica Magazine Apr 17
"I remain provoked by the transgressive property of nearly any work. I want a cold shower, not a warm bath. I want a work that shocks me awake, not puts me to sleep." An interview with .
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