"Missing is a strange feeling. It doesn’t have to mean you are wishing to be in the place you are missing."—Linda Schenck translates Kerstin Ekman; Marilyn Hacker translates Jean-Paul de Dadelsen; Ander Monson on marginalia; Helen Oyeyemi goes blonde; Nigel Peake listens to the sounds of a city; plus new fiction by Colin Barrett, Eric Bennett, Jonathan Lee, Sara Majka, and Per Petterson; and poems by Kimberly Grey, F. T. Marinetti, Lynn Melnick, and others.
Brooklyn, NY • Friday, March 14 | 7:00 PM
Join APS contributors Maud Casey & Melissa Pritchard in conversation with Brigid Hughes at BookCourt in Brooklyn.
Yiyun Li | Issue 19
Congratulations to Yiyun Li, whose latest novel, Kinder than Solitude, is out this week from Random House. Her essay "Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life" is this week's Public Access: My first encounter with before and after was in one of the fashion magazines my friends told me to subscribe to when I came to America.
Dorthe Nors | Translated by Martin Aitken
A Public Space Books, a collaboration with Graywolf Press, launches with Karate Chop, stories by the acclaimed Danish writer Dorthe Nors: "Cautionary tales about desire, romance, deception, and dread" (Elle) that "evoke the weirdness and wonder of relating in the digital age." (Vogue)