April 20, 2019

On Slow Reading, Considering, and Consuming

By Jeff Alessandrelli

It’s long been understood that going to an art museum doesn’t necessarily mean one desires to look at art, at least not for prolonged, potentially edifying periods. Articles like Artnet’s […]

July 20, 2017

Eating the World

By Dora Malech

Parenting literature says that we should read to our newborns from the very beginning. Exposure to music is also supposed to support cognitive development, even in the womb, but I […]

July 5, 2017

A Writer’s Romance with Screens

By Caroline Hagood

When I can’t put my finger on what I’m feeling, I want to Shazam it or press Control+F, and then I realize I’m turning into a machine. In Adrienne Rich’s […]

May 3, 2017

Margaret Atwood and The Speculative in Poetry

By Dora Malech

Online and in person, it feels like everyone’s talking about The Handmaid’s Tale, the ten-episode television series based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel of the same name, first published in 1985. […]