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The Structuring Absence: Alone with Kate Durbin’s Kept Women

When I think of Kate Durbin I think of Hollywood. Kept Women has the genius cadence of the Shining, a product of England’s EMI Elstress Studios and an aerial shot of Mount Hood’s Timberline Lodge: not Hollywood, a hollow. Kept Women is Durbin’s new chapbook from Insert Blanc Press. A tour of a renowned Los […]

Outer Space

“I like when people are really frank about what’s going on with them.” For Hazlitt, Emily Keeler interviews Leanne Shapton about malaise, reckoning with the dead self, and swimming. Roxane Gay at the Virigina Quarterly Review on a label rarely offered in kindness. Heroines, Heroines, Heroines, Heroines. Heroines! “Whoever said that, Luck is a residue […]