JOANNA C. VALENTE is an alien from Saturn’s rings. They have written, illustrated, and edited a few books. Sometimes they take photos and bake ugly desserts. Their latest poetry collection, A Love Story, is forthcoming from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press.
In our afternoon reading: Olga Tokarczuk on film, an interview with Madeleine Watts, and more.
In our weekend reading: an excerpt from Igiaba Scego’s new novel, a review of Abi Andrews’s latest book, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Helen Oyeyemi’s new novel, interviews with Summer Brennan and Irvine Welsh, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Keith Gessen, notes on the art of Yayoi Kusama, and much more.
In our morning reading: new writing by Carmen Maria Machado and Michelle Tea, thoughts on Porochista Khakpour’s memoir, and more.
In our weekend reading: thoughts on books by Kevin Young and Qiu Miaojin, a new essay by Lynn Steger Strong, and more.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Wayne Koestenbaum, Emma Ramadan on the life of a translator, and much more.