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Waste Case: The Hardboiled Darkness of Andrew F. Sullivan

Category: A.G. Pasquella, Features, Interview, Issue 71, News

illustration by Joe Frontel by A.G. Pasquella Andrew F. Sullivan’s Twitter bio describes him as “Canada’s Gentle Brutalist” and that’s pretty much right. His writing is dark and unrelenting but beating through it all is a tremendous heart. His debut book of short stories All We Want Is Everything came out in 2013 from ARP […]

We love “Don’t Talk to me About Love” – Q&A with Sam Hiyate

Sam Hiyate has started an online magazine about love – bad love, good love, unrequited love and its ilk. Don’t talk to me about love, the magazines winking title, covers the topic in everything from interviews to fiction to six word tweets, and a visit to the dot-com will leave you hopeless as it does […]

Q & A: 20 Years of above/ground press

Photo by Christine McNair Poet, novelist, editor and publisher rob mclennan has run Ottawa-based above/ground press since 1993. The press — which specializes in chapbooks and broadsides – celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Through above/ground, mclennan has shone a spotlight on local and national talent, releasing chapbooks by the likes of Marcus McCann, Ben Ladouceur, […]

Gaming For All: an interview with Anna Anthropy

Oakland game creator and author explains how everyone—yes, you!—can make indie video games Anna Anthropy identifies herself as “a freelance scratchware game creator and critic and all-purpose pervert.”  Most recently, the Oakland, California-based author released Rise of the Videogame Zinesters: a book about the freedom of the indie videogame world and its artisanal approach to […]

Q&A: Why are Faggots so Afraid of Faggots?

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore is a writer, artist, filmmaker and self-described troublemaker. Currently based in Seattle, the author of two novels and many non-fiction anthologies is also the reviews editor for feminist journal make/shift, and is a queer activist. Sarah Mangle recently spoke to Bernstein Sycamore about the author’s most recent anthology, Why are Faggots so […]

Las Vegas Zine Library

Verbicide Magazine‘s co-publisher, Jackson Ellis, spoke with the founder and curator of the Las Vegas Zine Library for Broken Pencil. Here, Jeff Grindley explains how the library got up and running and how zines are impacting Las Vegas. Jackson Ellis: When did you found the Las Vegas Zine Library, and how did you initially curate […]

Creating art from the artless: Raymond Biesinger

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