In a reissue of his 1983 book, the great street photographer Joel Meyerowitz captures a New York City simultaneously familiar and lost to time.
The author of What Belongs to You had to cut up his manuscript to make sense of it. “I wrote much of my second book, Cleanness, in a new life: I had published a novel; my partner and I had rented a house and moved in together; I had a dedicated writing room for the […]
“The fragments keep getting bigger,” he joked to a friend. “Maybe one day we’ll save a whole building.” – Barry Pearce
To be a Caribbean artist in diaspora is to simultaneously find home, belonging and artistic opportunities in a new place, even while knowing there is a “home home,” as Lisa Allen-Agostini recently termed it. Born in Jamaica twelve years apart before migrating to the U.S in the 2000s, visual and performance artist Cosmo Whyte and […]
The playwright on his “Hollywood/male/monster-centric” reading list, and other books that are saving him.
The Award-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardot chooses a reading list to help him through the challenges of our times.
“My words are worth a dollar
on Amazon if I put them there.”
– Tyler Mills
“I know the standstill,
the mute glare”
– Joan Larkin
After forging his artistic voice in Lisbon’s nascent avant-garde, Jorge Colombo has built a career as an acclaimed illustrator for The New Yorker, and the photographic bard of Narrowsburg
In his book Fascination, his memoir of gay life in 1970s Long Island, a leading proponent of the New Narrative movement recalls his coming-of-age in a “seedy, Burroughs kind of place.”