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Creative Nonfiction

Sans Meds: 1-800-REALITY

By On July 3, 2015

When I was nine years old, I spent as much time on the telephone as my eighteen years old sister. The only difference was that she was busy gossiping with friends and… Read More

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Literature

A Solemn Pleasure by Melissa Pritchard

By On July 2, 2015

A Solemn Pleasure: To Imagine, Witness, and Write by Melissa Pritchard Bellevue Literary Press, May 2015 192 pages – Bellevue / Amazon   Although explicitly stating that the main idea of her book, A… Read More

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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On July 1, 2015

Roxane Gay talks to Erika Johansen about her fantasy series. (Buzzfeed, 6/24) Joe Milazzo with some new poems from The Habiliments. Grant Morrison will pen a Santa Claus origin comic. (Comic Book Resources,… Read More

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Literature

Motherlover by Ginger Ko

By On July 1, 2015

Motherlover by Ginger Ko Coconut Books, 2015 78 pages – Coconut Books / Amazon   Cognitive linguistics argues that the ability to think and to feel are inseparable, and both these processes are… Read More

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Food

Dinnerview: Mairead Case

By On July 1, 2015

Mairead Case is a working writer in Colorado. She is a PhD student at the University of Denver, a poetry teacher at the women’s jail, and a freelance editor. Her first book, See… Read More

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Fiction

Their Days Are Numbered XXVI

By On June 30, 2015

Their Days Are Numbered is a new year-long project authored by the collective Entropy community. It is a collaborative online novel written by the Entropy community on a weekly basis. A different… Read More

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Art

Lost in Transparency: The Mysterious Opacity of Other Beings by Richard Misrach

By On June 30, 2015

The Mysterious Opacity of Other Beings: Photographs by Richard Misrach Aperture Books, June 2015 80 pages – Aperture / Amazon   What is the difference between being and a being? This is the… Read More

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New Releases

June in Books: Small Press New Releases

By On June 30, 2015

Welcome to the sixth installment of Entropy’s “Month in Books” feature, where we compile the past month’s small press new releases. As ever, email dennis@entropymag.org if you don’t see your press’s new releases here and would like to. Then hit the beach and… Read More

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Small Press

Queen’s Ferry Press

By On June 30, 2015

We work for our authors. There are no qualms on our end about doing all we can in order to get a book the attention we feel it deserves, costs included. We… Read More

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Literature

A Stasis More Like Motion: Reading Edward Mullany’s The Three Sunrises

By On June 29, 2015

The Three Sunrises by Edward Mullany Publishing Genius, June 2015 366 pages – Publishing Genius / Amazon   Edward Mullany writes in a genre I’m going to call apophatic fiction. Let me explain.… Read More

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Food

Our Secret Family Recipe

By On June 29, 2015

My four-year-old’s blonde curls fall into her face as she eats black beans out of her plastic monster dish. Heaping them on the fat, ergonomically toddler spoon until they spill onto the… Read More

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Fiction

Jonesbridge:Echoes of Hinterland by M.E. Parker

By On June 28, 2015

The following is excerpted from Jonesbridge:Echoes of Hinterland by M.E. Parker from Diversion Books, coming July 7th. Though this excerpt is not the beginning of the novel, it was the first passage… Read More

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Creative Nonfiction

Sunday List:

By On June 28, 2015

Summer is here, and no matter how many years pass, I still associate summer with the freedom and chaos that came with summer break from school. I refused to go to camp, and… Read More

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Board Games

Eminent Domain: A Worldbuilding Deckbuilder

By On June 27, 2015

Eminent Domain (3rd Edition) by Seth Jaffee Tasty Minstrel Games, 2014 Amazon / Kickstarter Eminent Domain is a deck building card game of space domination. Each player plays as an empire of human… Read More