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Okey-Panky Is Open for Submissions this February

Okey-Panky–our weekly online magazine of short, darkly comic, ironic, and experimental fiction, essay, poetry, and graphic narrative–is open for submissions! The word limit is 1500, and there is no submission fee. 29 more words

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Tom Williams' 'Among the Wild Mulattos' for Electric Literature

It is always a pleasure to write for Electric Literature. This collection of short stories from Kentucky-based writer Tom Williams predominantly addresses issues of biracial identity that are highly contemporary, and was a very interesting and informative read. 6 more words


We Feel the Flux

“The flux of the body is generative for me, it’s all through my work. This is among the ways I’m grateful to be a woman. A woman’s body is always reminding her that something beyond, and bigger, is happening. 42 more words


Writing a Story is Destructive

Noy Holland, “Unworded Intensities: An Interview with Noy Holland, Author of Bird” by Vincent Scarpa, Electric Literature 31 December 2015

I know I’ve felt it, feel it — the premonition of loss before I’ve set forth. 128 more words

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Be Careless With Your Wishes: A. Igoni Barrett On The Writing Life In Nigeria

In Electric Literature, Lagos-based fiction writer A. Igoni Barrett opens up about the winding path that led him from a failed farming career to the heart of Nigeria’s literary scene.


David Bowie’s 100 Favorite Books | Electric Literature

The world lost one of its greatest cultural figures today, as legendary musician David Bowie passed away at age 69. He died after a battle with cancer. 9 more words


The Body is Problematic over at Electric Literature

There’s a great interview up at Electric Literature between Lidia Yuknavitch, author most recently of “The Small Backs of Children” and Anakana Schofield, author most recently of “Martin John.” Two of North America’s most kick-ass writers coming together to chat.

Enjoy it here.

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