“who are you to demand to know if the eye of God is anything more than the shape of an open flower?”
She sets out the treasures and the bric-a-brac of her life, piece by piece, on top of a thick cardboard box in which lurks the lukewarm dampness of a dense December fog…
“Let us pray toxic males get reincarnated”
Raw talent is not necessarily a predictor of success. However, engaging regularly in your practice, listening openly to critiques of your work, and not allowing rejection to deter you will all help you succeed.
The only cure was lying on her back and looking up at the sky—losing herself in the drift of clouds during the day and the rise of stars at night. Sometimes she wondered if anyone could see her, if anyone was watching.
“With a narrative that explicitly portrays Hedwig’s gender as a conscious construction and a finale that questions the purpose of individual stardom, ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ enacts a transgressive, queer divadom.”
Read Robert Stinner’s breakdown of divas in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” now on our website!
“Primal, this cycle, days after separation we search
for one another: our delicious ghost scent in
sheets or pillows, on shirts or skin.”
This is an excerpt from the fourth major section of the book Africana (Gyldendal, 2019). Translations of other chapters can be found in Asymptote, Wilderness House Literary Review, and Delos (University of Florida Press).
This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. The following is an interview with writer and voice talent Kelly Gray, and sound engineer Meredith Johnson, who collectively created an audio experience from Gray’s chapbook, My Fingers are Whales & Other Stories of Cetology, available to listen or download for free through […]
“Opening the Door” is the third installment of Mary Grimm’s novelette, Nothing Bad. Click here to read Part 1, “The Fire.” Click here to read Part 2,”Everyone Has a Gift” Classes were over now, except for those who had detention, and they were all shut away in the big study hall, or if they […]