Month: March 2020

Episode 4: Alexis Pauline Gumbs reads “Gut” from Obsidian 45.1

In this episode, Alexis Pauline Gumbs reads her hybrid story “Gut” from Obsidian 45.1. NOTES i. nature from “Rethinking ‘Aesthetics’ Notes Towards a Deciphering Practice” by Sylvia Wynter, 272 ii. the correlated otherness continuum from “Human Being as Noun? Or Being Human as Praxis? Towards the Autopoetic Turn/Overturn” by Sylvia Wynter, 22 iii. name from…

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Episode 3: Colleen O’Brien Reads “Charlie” from The Gettysburg Review

In this episode, Colleen O’Brien reads her story “Charlie” from the Summer 2019 issue of the Gettysburg Review. Colleen O’Brien’s chapbook, Spool in the Maze, won the DIAGRAM/New Michigan Press contest. Her short stories and poems have appeared in Fence, Kenyon Review Online, The Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, and other journals. The Gettysburg Review, published by Gettysburg College, is recognized…

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Episode 2: Robert Long Foreman Reads “Weird Pig Meets Owen Flye” from Chicago Quarterly Review

In this episode, Robert Long Foreman reads his story “Weird Pig Meets Owen Flye” from Chicago Quarterly Review, Volume 29.   Robert Long Foreman‘s first novel, Weird Pig, (which this story is adapted from) won the Nilsen Prize for a First Novel. It will be published in October 2020. His collection of short stories, I Am Here to…

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Episode 1: Yxta Maya Murray Reads “After Maria” from Conjunctions

In this episode, the debut of The Stack, Yxta Maya Murray reads her story “After Maria” from Conjunctions 73: Earth Elegies.   Yxta Maya Murray is a writer and law professor living in Los Angeles. She won an Art Writers Grant in 2018. Her new novel, Art Is Everything, is forthcoming from Northwestern University Press/Curbstone. Her collection…

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