Laurels and Hardy

Cody Walker
August 6, 2014
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I’ve been thinking about the North Carolina poet laureate controversy. As you may have heard, Governor Pat McCrory appointed Valerie Macon, a self-published and (from the little evidence available online) not very talented poet, to the position several weeks ago.…

Why We Chose It

Geeta Kothari
August 1, 2014
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“On Being a Mother,” by Mara Naselli Essays that reveal their true nature as they progress have to strike a balance between misdirection and staying the course. The art lies in the writer’s ability to establish the reader’s trust as…

Miranda July, Part 2

Cody Walker
July 31, 2014
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A few weeks ago I posted a short appreciation of Miranda July’s 2007 story collection, No one belongs here more than you. Since that time, the New Yorker has temporarily opened up its archives, which means that even non-subscribers can…

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