Currents, an Interview Series with Brian Alan Ellis (Episode 33: Garielle Lutz)

Garielle Lutz

GARIELLE LUTZ’s newest book is Worsted (Short Flight/Long Drive Books, 2021). Previous books include The Complete Gary Lutz (Tyrant Books) and The Gotham Grammarian (Calamari Archive).

My current favorite book is: Voyage in the Dark, by Jean Rhys.

My current favorite film is: The Dreamlife of Angels (about the coming-apart of a new friendship).

My current favorite actor is: Julie Delpy.

My current favorite song is: “I Know It’s Over,” by the Smiths (Rank live version).

My current state of mind is: torpor.

My current chemical romance involves: watching installments of the Up documentary series by Michael Apted, ten or fifteen minutes at a time. 

My current favorite statement is: “Life goes nowhere from here” (overheard in a dream).

My current mode of transportation is: automobilic.

My current favorite fast food item is: the Burger King Whopper Jr. 

My current workout routine consists of: 1,050 leg lifts, the only exercise I know how to do, though I might be doing them wrong.

My current regrettable decision involves: not following my heart. 

My current hopes and dreams involve: getting an appointment for the COVID vaccine and then getting the shots.

My current projects include: writing a kind of memoir.


Follow @gariellelutz on Twitter.

Brian Alan Ellis runs House of Vlad Press, and is the author of several books, including Sad Laughter (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2018). His writing has appeared at Juked, Hobart, Fanzine, Monkeybicycle, Electric Literature, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Funhouse, Heavy Feather Review, and Yes Poetry, among other places. He lives in Florida.

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