micro-reviews and interviews

Saturday October 17 zoom reading!

To launch Arthur de Oliveira’s chapbook, join us on zoom (DM us on instagram for the link/password) this Saturday at 7 pm GST and 11 am EST for a reading with special guest Paolo Javier!

I have a theory . . .

. . . that people are writing and making books but may not be reading them. Prove me wrong! This space for reviews and interviews exists to deepen the critical dialogue around literature, art, text, culture. To slow things down and engage the books we make, collect, read, think about. Interviews with authors and artists;Continue reading “I have a theory . . .”

Coming soon! Arthur de Oliveira’s chapbook

We anticipate publishing Arthur’s chapbook “concern of future/the present: hello” in early September. Stay tuned for more info and for a virtual reading event to launch the chapbook–featuring a special guest! -Jill Magi, August 20, 2020

Inspired by “How to maneuver . . . ” exhibit at Warehouse 421 in February, 2020

This past February we were totally inspired by the collection of publishing projects, handmade books, zines, and other delightfully uncategorizable book works exhibited in “How to maneuver: Shape-shifting texts and other publishing tactics.” Curated and organized by “Kayfa ta,” a collaboration between Maha Maamoun and Ala Younis, the exhibition was accompanied by a multi-day symposium.Continue reading “Inspired by “How to maneuver . . . ” exhibit at Warehouse 421 in February, 2020″

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