In our afternoon reading: an interview with Garth Greenwell, fiction by Meg Pokrass and Maria Dahvana Headley, and more.
The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
Afternoon Bites: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore Interviewed, Writers on Libraries, Nnedi Okorafor’s Nonfiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, new writing by Nancy Hightower and Meg Pokrass, and more.
Egg Foot by Meg Pokrass My friend’s wife is stuck at home because her feet stopped working. Otherwise she’d be going places. She calls her condition “Egg Foot”. “Incurable” she says. “Unless treated”. This she tells me in an e-mail after her husband has flown. I google “Egg Foot” and after stumbling upon countless foot fetish photos, I stop. But maybe because of the strange photos, I can’t help imagining her foot on my stomach, toes digging in, warm and […]