Location: Battle Station, New Jersey Date: April 24, 1999 The week my anxiety medication started to work, I was in my office at the computer, working on an invoice for a company that promises its customers “a cappuccino machine in every can.” Sales had been down six quarters in a row. We’d been asked to […]
STEPHAN CLARK‘s short stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines, including Ninth Letter, Cincinnati Review, Swink, LA Weekly, and Salt Hill. Several are accessible online. A graduate of the graduate creative writing program at UC Davis, Stephan will be spending the 2010-2011 academic year teaching creative writing at Reed College. “FlavAmerica” is an excerpt from his novel, The Flavorist, which is getting a final polish and shine before being pushed out into the world.
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 […]