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The second English-language publication of Izumi Suzuki’s short stories delves deeper into the politics of feeling and the future’s dark underbelly.
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This slim poetic prose novel by Kristín Ómarsdóttir and translated by Vala Torodds takes on larger-than-life themes in a world where the imagination bleeds into reality.
Read More “Swanfolk: Strange swan-filled dreams in a near-dystopian future”
Rochelle Roberts’ speaker moves back and forth through the porous gateway of memory in an uncanny debut.
Read More “Your Retreating Shadow: poetry as a portal between conscious memory and subconscious dreaming”
The first English-language publication of Izumi Suzuki’s darkly humorous dystopias packs a punky, prescient punch.
Read More “Terminal Boredom: Stories by Izumi Suzuki – the liminal space between possibility and inevitability”
Marie NDiaye’s hazy novella, translated by Jordan Stump, unsettles the reader as much as the narrator in a mysterious memoir of strange encounters.
Read More “Self Portrait in Green: a slippery snapshot of a search for self”
In Luchita Hurtado’s paintings, the nude female body is an affirmation of the self, a locus of solitude and personal care that reminds us to slow down and appreciate ourselves and others, writes Jennifer Brough.
Read More “Postcards in Isolation 22: Luchita Hurtado, Untitled, 1971”
Carmen Maria Machado’s genre-bending memoir, In the Dream House, is a clever and poignant exploration of an abusive relationship, one that ranges from Star Trek and film noir to debates of LGBTQ+ rights in the US.
Read More “In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado – a genre-defying page turner”
After viewing Dulwich Picture Gallery’s latest exhibition, British Surrealism, Jennifer Brough reflects on one of the west’s most disruptive art movements, its elitism, and how women surrealists are gradually being given the space they deserve.
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