Melissa Broder’s article for The Huffington Post
The Write Stuff: Lucy Tiven on Courage and Keeping People Connected -
Evan Karp interviewed me and recorded me reading some poems. I had just been drenched in a downpour and was wearing a pricey dress I misguidedly bought after an interview for a shmaltzy art gallery job I ended up not getting. This is all to say: here is an interview with a vaguely destitute and incompetent person pretending to be an adult of some kind.
the newest issue of Minimal Books is out, featuring Polish translations of writing by Chris Dankland, Chelsea Martin, and Steve Roggenbuck
previous issues have featured translations by Ben Tanzer, Matt Bell, Jaime Iredell, Blake Butler, Elizabeth Ellen, Noah Cicero & Tao Lin
translations like this excite me more than anything else — let’s go global — please check out this website and support it
Alexandra Naughton Will Always Be Your Whore -
Alexandra Naughton published I Will Always Be Your Whore/Love Songs for Billy Corgan, her first chapbook of poetry, earlier this year with Punk Hostage Press.These were apt, but I felt that nothing set the tone better than Naughton’s own introduction:
The book begins with some glowing accolades, from A. Razor and Carrie Hunter.
I wrote these love song poems for Billy Corgan and a ghost.
Heinrich Himmler, Notable Alt Lit Writer -
Alt Lit’s wiki page is perhaps the most interesting work in Alt Lit. It’s constantly being vandalized and modified.
Breaking News in Alt Lit: the infamous Nazi Heinrich Himmler is currently listed under notable figures.
My first reaction was to log in real quick and fix the vandalism; however, I think I’ll just draw this to someone else’s attention and see what happens…