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Sunday List: The Inappropriate Movies We Watched as Children

By On October 4, 2015

While Return to Oz seemed like a good movie for children, it was not. It opens with Dorothy about to be lobotomized for thinking Oz was real and just gets more terrifying.… Read More


Almost but never quite dead: A review of Ban En Banlieue by Bhanu Kapil

By On October 2, 2015

Ban En Banlieue by Bhanu Kapil Nightboat Books, 2015 112 pages – Nightboat / Amazon   There are pieces you plan to write and pieces that defy all forms of planning, pieces you… Read More


Notes from Malta: NO PARKING HERE

By On October 2, 2015

The beginning is a movie: From the Upper Barrakka Gardens in the southern corner of Valletta, I can see not only the Three Cities across the bay fortified with their five-hundred year-old… Read More



By On October 2, 2015

Course Description: Ephemera to keep you both entertained and enlightened when you find yourself hunkered down in an underground bunker and the end is nigh. Main texts: The Last Man, Mary Shelley… Read More

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Variations on a Theme: Drown

By On October 1, 2015

Facebook message: Jason, It’s so impersonal and I hate hate hate to tell you this way, but I didn’t know how else to get a hold of you I don’t have your… Read More

Where to Submit

Where to Submit: October + November

By On October 1, 2015

It’s submitting season, folks. As you head out into the fray, don’t forget: Submit like a person. Get to know the magazines you send to, buy and read small press books, remember that editors… Read More

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By On October 1, 2015

A Literacy Narrative on Cliché Throughout the day, I mutter different clichés to myself. They serve as exhortations and pick-me-ups, private consolations when I’m at wit’s end; I hang on to them… Read More


On Writing by Charles Bukowski

By On September 30, 2015

On Writing by Charles Bukowski (edited by Abel Debritto) Ecco, 2015 224 pages – Ecco / Amazon   On Writing by Charles Bukowski, edited by Abel Debritto, is a book Bukowski himself probably… Read More


Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On September 30, 2015

Ryan Adams is a mansplainer. (Newstatesman, 9/24) Ryan Bradford goes to see The Room. All-New, All-Different Marvel’s women (Panels, 9/24) What if there was an animated Dune? (Tor, 9/25) I want to see Goodnight… Read More

New Releases

September in Books: Small Press New Releases

By On September 30, 2015

We hope you’ll enjoy the ninth installment of Entropy’s “Month in Books” feature, where we highlight small presses and their latest releases. If you are a press and you’d like to see… Read More


The Birds: Three Poems

By On September 30, 2015

Unborn The butterflies and the bees and the hummingbirds are mocking me dancing and flitt-er-ing and twittering by my bedroom window, in my garden, on campus, where I work, by the bushes,… Read More

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SOO N For Entropy // Roast Potatoes For : Bub & Grandma’s, Andy Kadin

By On September 30, 2015

Andy Kadin of Bub & Grandma’s makes real bread–earnestly and without short cuts. And if you’ve ever baked bread, watched the yeasted dough multiply and feed, seen the crust brown and crack…you… Read More

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The New Comics: Nick Francis Potter

By On September 29, 2015

NICK FRANCIS POTTER is a writer and artist whose ongoing “Irregular Limbs” multimedia project has also appeared in NightBlock , Ninth Letter and The Collagist. He studies and teaches at the University of Missouri, and… Read More

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Small Press

Goodmorning Menagerie

By On September 29, 2015

What does small press publishing need most? Apart from many wealthy benefactors, small presses need more (reasonably affordable) venues to generate visibility for themselves and their authors. AWP, SPD, and bookstores are… Read More