Why We Chose It

G.C. Waldrep
February 1, 2016
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Hugh Behm-Steinberg’s poems “Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks” and “Red-Breasted Nuthatches” appear in the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of the Kenyon Review. A few years ago, Joshua Corey and I were in the thick of editing The Arcadia Project. At some point—I don’t…

Clowns and Art

Cody Walker
January 31, 2016
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In “Fun That’s No Fun,” the preface to Cindy Sherman’s book of 2003-2004 clown photographs, Maik Schlüter writes, “The act of fun is forever orbiting the tragedy of life.” You can see this tension, I think, in Sherman’s portraits: her…

Charleston Heavy

Brian Michael Murphy
January 31, 2016
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I’ve loved Charleston for awhile now. The first time I saw the city’s name was on a baseball cap my dad brought back from Air Force Reserve training, one of those gifts that are rather insignificant, except that they are…

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