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Lovecraft and Me

How cosmic horror gave me hope
Kieran Setiya
September 1, 2020
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Notes Upon Arrival

A diary of immigration and lost love
Bhanu Kapil
December 1, 2020
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Changing My Mind

On sources, revision, and order
Lydia Davis
January 1, 2020
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Temps

The law of entropy and life as a fill-in employee, and girlfriend
Victoria Kornick
June 1, 2020
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Copying & Lying

From For Now
Eileen Myles
April 1, 2020
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After My Brother

Finding the language of loss
Brianna Zimmerman
June 1, 2020
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My Fountain Pen

J. D. McClatchy
April 1, 2018
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100 Things About Writing a Novel

What to do—and when to do it
Alexander Chee
April 1, 2018
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Why I Write

Getting ready not to be
Samuel R. Delany
December 1, 2020
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Unliving Hands

Lyric Distance in Owen’s “Anthem for Doomed Youth”
Adam Keller
July 1, 2018