This fine collection of short fiction reinforces Richard Power’s reputation as a master storyteller.
Josh Begley, in a mere six minutes, demonstrates how impossible the notion of a border wall is, from an engineering and construction perspective.
I wanted the podcast to be both an honest reflection of what The Arts Fuse is, but also allow the voices that contribute to the magazine to find new ways of expressing their critiques in a new medium.
Pull up a chair and sit with us a while. We’ll ring out this miserable year together and flip the calendar with, dare I say, some hope?
Brian Phillips uses the essay form to map the limits of America’s cultural-historical imagination, from our highest achievements to our kitschiest expressions of who we think we are, and who we think everyone else is.
There can be no future, Héctor Abad seems to be arguing, when everything you are is hidden away in a time you can never fully know.
Thomas Clerc’s novel reminds us of a stubborn truth: we are all narcissists that live to accumulate shit in rooms.
The critic settles too comfortably too often on a familiar trope — Ireland’s sense of promise squelched.
Evening at the Talk House is a savage indictment of our country’s acceptance of the immense, horrific violence necessary to maintain our consumer comforts.
Jack Taylor is a Beckettian character on the skids; he can’t go on, and yet he goes on.