We really like Mr. Yeh. He’s a pal of ours, and we want to give away a copy of his chapbook, 9/16/10, out on Swill Children. Deb Olin Unferth said of Yeh that his “quiet meditation on death will sneak in and throw up a window in your soul with its intensity.” You want it? RT this on Twitter: “Hey @Vol1Brooklyn, I Love James Yeh” and we will pick a winner at random.
Posted by Jason Diamond James Yeh and Swill Children getting together and putting out a chapbook is sort of like Jesus and Santa getting together to collaborate on an art project. This pairing is very welcome to us, and we think buying “9/16/10” is a very smart idea that will make you wildly popular, and also impress people when Mr. Yeh’s no bullshit prose is being talked about by people “in the know.”
Chelsea Hodson has proven herself to be awesome to me time after time, but this thing that she’s hooked up to put out with Swill Children (also always awesome) might be nearly impossible to top. BEACH CAMP, a story collection by Chelsea Hodson, explores a space detached from the mainland—an island where girls sleep in cabins without walls, throw chicken nuggets across the cafeteria, threaten towel-wearing boys, and go looking for the buffalo. Hodson separates her journey into tidy sections […]
Last week on Impose, I wrote about Jesse Hlebo starting up his new label, Swill Children. While I wasn’t 100% sure what he meant by “label”, I knew it had something to do with music, and I had hoped Hlebo would continue to produce the wonderful _ Quarterly which I discussed in August. He cleared everything up in an e mail. The label is called Swill Children and I’m referring to it as an umbrella, since it encompasses many things […]