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Amy Leach’s Things That Are

Welcome to Late Night Debut! This month we feature Amy Leach’s Things That Are, a collection of essays that chronicles the bizarre beauty of the natural world, from sea cucumbers to red giants. “Reading these essays was like watching a National Geographic special written by alchemical poets,” wrote The Rumpus. Complete with woodcut-inspired illustrations by┬áNate

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May 31, 2013

A Map at the Back of the Room: In Conversation with Aisha Sabatini Sloan

Aisha Sabatini Sloan wrote the book I wished I could have read back when I was an undergraduate film student at Rhode Island College, buried neck-high in a dense thicket of film theory. The essays in her debut, The Fluency of Light, reveal a series of confluences between the personal and the cultural, shifting between

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May 13, 2013

Lisa Wells’ Yeah. No. Totally.

Welcome to Late Night Debut! This month we feature Lisa Well’s debut essay collection, Yeah. No. Totally., published by Perfect Day Publishing in 2011. Lisa’s collection has been described as “a searing portrait of a generation on the brink.” Her essays are fearlessly personal and unpretentious explorations into the expanding interlude between adolescence and adulthood.

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January 31, 2013

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