‘A pair of seagulls. I say a pair. They might just be good friends.’
New erotica from Anaïs Nin; Emily Dickinson’s bedroom; Isaac Asimov’s dystopias, interracial love circa 1963 and more.
Zadie on Beyoncé, Didion on diarists, Bureaucracy as Sadism, How Did They Win that prize? and more.
‘For me, astrology’s opened this new language and field of understanding. ’
In this Halloween edition of the Granta podcast, Josie Mitchell reads Angela Carter’s 1980 short story, ‘Cousins’. The first in our Halloween series.
Sylvia Plath’s sass, Bob Dylan spars with Leonard Cohen, Guillermo del Toro talks vampires, Shirley Jackson scares the baby boomers
Mark Gevisser and Pwaangulongii Dauod discuss Africa’s LGBTI communities, an experience of violent sexual repression, and Afro-Modernity.
The politics of outing writers with pseudonyms, the power of Nell Zink’s first sentences, and Trump fiction.
‘I go here to slow everything down, to study shadow in a space of dreaming.’
‘I find myself lately spending so much time trying to preserve whatever is left of my pre-internet brain.’
Astrid Alben discusses her work, the interdisciplinary journal Pars, and developing a poetic alter ego.
A round-up of things we love, from all over the internet.
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