Interviews & Reviews

XRAY SPECS: Chafed Elbows (1966)

Isn’t that what every artist wants? To do the thing in the way they want to do it and have everyone they care about want that for them, too? 


ELAINE by LJ Pemberton

The more of Elaine he had had, the less it felt like she belonged to him at all. Besides, he said, I have learned that even possession is a kind of disappointment.

Creative Nonfiction

FARM HANDS by Mark Abdon

The rocking horse was hideous, though. It was the eyes. Wide open and vacant, set too high on that giant head. The foot-pegs had snapped off on Black Friday.

by Benjamin Niespodziany

Perfect bound | 100 pages | Paperback | Die-cut matte cover | 6×6″
OUT AUGUST 22, 2023

Read a page before sleep and thou shalt dream insanely.

–Alex van Warmerdam
Director of Palme d’Or nominated film ‘Borgman’

with Grant Maierhofer

This talk will distill how and why a devotion to the sentence can open up the possibilities of one’s writing, while sharpening one’s focus and turning the writing process into a more fulfilling, directly expressive act.

Saturday, November 18, 2023
10 AM PST, Zoom

$25-75 (sliding scale)