In our morning reading: interviews with Alana Massey and Priests, thoughts on the poetry of Chiwan Choi, and more.
Morning Bites: Mary Ruefle, A Guide to Judy Blume, Colin Winnette’s Playlist, Afropunk Festival, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Mary Ruefle and Sara Lippmann, Natalie Eilbert on a pair of books from Aaron Apps, a guide to the books of Judy Blume, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kathleen Hanna Interviewed, Barbara Bloom’s Art, Revisiting Eileen Myles’s “Chelsea Girls,” and More
On Frank O’Hara and Alfred Leslie’s lamp. Rachel Hurn recalls her first encounter with Eileen Myles’s Chelsea Girls. Kathleen Hanna talked with The Daily Beast. Paper has some zine recommendations for you… …which shares some points of reference with Hyperallergic’s piece on female adolescence. Barbara Bloom was interviewed about her exhibit at the Jewish Museum. Mary Ruefle’s “Lectures I Will Never Give” appears at The Rumpus. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.
Reviewed in this edition: What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal by Laina Dawes; Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures by Mary Ruefle; The Bulletproof Coffin by David Hine and Shaky Kane
Afternoon Bites: Martin Scorsese and NYRB, Matthew Dickman on Mary Ruefle, Baltimore’s Literary History, and More
“This is a book not just for poets but for anyone interested in the human heart, the inner-life, the breath exhaling a completion of an idea that will make you feel changed in some way.” Matthew Dickman on Mary Ruefle’s Madness, Rack, and Honey. Will Sheff makes the case that a televised Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show concert from 1974 is his preferred “cinematic document of a rock and roll band.” Martin Scorsese is making a documentary about the New […]