In our Tuesday afternoon reading: an excerpt from the new book of Kathy Acker and McKenzie Ward’s correspondence, an interview with Nick Tosches, thoughts on Olympia punks G.L.O.S.S., talking superheroes with G. Willow Wilson, and more.
For some readers, there’s a romance to reading about cities or countries that never were, or have vanished, or exist only in the most conceptual way. Not far from my desk is Lonely Planet’s guide to micronations, which features profiles of theoretically sovereign states ranging from Sealand to British West Florida. The title of the first collection of the G. Willow Wilson-written comic book Air neatly summarizes the romance of geography disappeared and nonexistent: Letters From Lost Countries. If you […]
Morning Bites: Porochista Khakpour’s Novels, Alexander Heir’s Artwork, G. Willow Wilson Interviewed, Maxwell Neely-Cohen, and More
This morning: thoughts on the writings of Porochista Khakpour, new work from Wendy C. Ortiz, Maxwell Neely-Cohen on his formative years as a writer, and more.