Los Angeles Review of Books: Stacked Time: On April Gibson’s “The Span of a Small Forever” and Alice Notley’s “Being Reflected Upon”

ELONGATED. TRUNCATED. TURNED INSIDE OUT. I worked recently with a colleague with whom I had not collaborated since the early days of the pandemic, and the two of us tried to describe our experiences of time in this four-year interval: before COVID-19, after COVID-19, during lockdown, postvaccination. Primitive markers aside, we couldn’t find a satisfying […]

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Electric Literature: 8 Novels Inspired by the Author’s Day Job

Electric Literature: 8 Novels Inspired by the Author’s Day Job

Like many authors, I don’t write alongside a “day job” but rather a portfolio career. For over a decade a key strand of my work has focused on human rights non-fiction editing. During the U.K.’s covid lockdown, the femicide rate spiked even as my clients (frontline workers, activists and academics) struggled to get support for […]

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