After an experimental foray with genre noir page turners, John Banville makes his long awaited return to the literary novel. Benjamin Black, Banville’s alter-ego when writing mysteries, may have earned more media attention than Banville, but Black’s novels lack the perfectly weighted lyrical flourishes Banville conducts readers through in each sentence. We read him like […]
MARLON FRISBY has a BA from Ohio Wesleyan University where he studied Creative Writing and Humanities-Classics. His works of fiction and non-fiction have appeared in The Wa: The Ohio Wesleyan Literary Journal, and The Denver Post. With his free time he enjoys two-footed slide tackles, drinking all of the wine and expounding on Godard at your dinner party, and writing about himself in the third person.
Issue 2 Winter 2010 TAO AIMIN is known for her anthropological works made from the washboards of rural woman. Over the years she has collected thousands of these boards, recording the stories and faces of the women whose hands wore these boards down through the recursive repetition of monotonous labor. Creating installations and experimental ink […]
ART curated by Maya Kóvskaya PRACTICES, POWER & THE PUBLIC SPHERE: Dialogical Space & Multiple Modernities in Asian Contemporary Art ART NONFICTION Maya Kóvskaya Public Action Art and Performative Interventions in the Chinese Public Sphere ART NONFICTION William Hurst (performance photography by Han Bing) ORPHANS OF PROGRESS: Workers and Political Discourse in Post-Socialist China ART […]