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Post: Tiff Dressen, Author of Of Mineral Talks to Nightboat Fellow Snigdha Koirala!

Happy publication day to Tiff Dressen’s Of Mineral! To celebrate, Nightboat fellow Snigdha Koirala speaks to Tiff about queer genealogies of San Francisco, the collapse of boundaries between the “urban” and the “wild,” King Lear, and more! Take a look below. _________________________________ Snigdha: Of Mineral is concerned with collapsing the boundaries between the “urban” and […]

Sueyeun Juliette Lee

Post: A Conversation With Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Author Of Aerial Concave Without Cloud and Nightboat Fellow Snigdha Koirala!

Happy publication day to Sueyeun Juliette Lee’s Aerial Concave Without Cloud! To celebrate, Nightboat Fellow Snigdha Koirala speaks to Juliette about the salp’uri dance form, color, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, and more! This interview features photography from the author. __________________________________________________ Snigdha: Your practice of poetics draws and expands upon the process of the salp’uri dance […]

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Post: A Conversation with Wayne Koestenbaum, author of Ultramarine, and Nightboat Fellow Snigdha Koirala

Happy publication day to Wayne Koestenbaum’s Ultramarine, the closing title in the acclaimed trance poem trilogy (the previous two collections include The Pink Trance Notebooks and Camp Marmalade). To celebrate this milestone Nightboat Fellow Snigdha Koirala speaks to Wayne about desire, void, dreams, and cultivating a steady kind of pleasure in his new book. Take […]

Post: Angel Dominguez on the Process of Writing Letters to Their Worst Enemy in Desgraciado

Today on the Nightboat blog, we’re celebrating the publication of Angel Dominguez’s Desgraciado (the collected letters)! Desgraciado, a project born as a response to the prompt “write a love letter to your worst enemy,” is a collection of letters written to Diego de Landa,  a Spanish friar who attempted to destroy the written Maya language in […]

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Post: Remembering Red Jordan Arobateau (1943–2021)

Red Jordan Arobateau died on Thursday, November 25, in San Francisco. The painter and literary sensation was seventy-eight years old. He left behind an enormous, unparalleled body of work in fiction, erotica, life writing, poetry, and visual arts. After leaving his home in Chicago as a teenager, Red Jordan Arobateau relocated briefly to New York […]

Post: Paolo Javier on the Comics Titles that Inspired O.B.B.

Today we’re celebrating the publication of O.B.B. by Paolo Javier, featuring artwork by Ernest Concepcion and Alexander Tarampi! O.B.B. aka The Original Brown Boy is comprised of a series of comic book collaborations with text and image, as well as poems and essays that expand upon the nature of comics themselves. O.B.B. has many layered […]

Post: A Conversation With Olivia Tapiero and Kit Schluter on Phototaxis

Today is the publication day of Olivia Tapiero‘s Phototaxis! In celebration of the book’s release, we’re excited to share a conversation with Tapiero and translator Kit Schluter about the poetics and music behind Phototaxis. Read on below!   Olivia Tapiero’s Phototaxis is a book of voices—voices chanting toward the rising light of a posthuman world. From […]

Post: A Conversation With Oscar Oswald And Gillian Conoley On Irredenta

Today we’re celebrating the publication day of Oscar Oswald‘s Irredenta! In a conversation for the Nightboat Blog, Nightboat author Gillian Conoley and Oscar Oswald discuss the seductions, pitfalls, and politics of the pastoral, the lyric “I,” and the American West, among other topics. Take a look below!   Gillian Conoley: Dear Oscar, your debut Irredenta, so […]

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Post: A Conversation With Andrea Abi-Karam And Evan Kleekamp!

Happy publication day to Villainy by Andrea Abi-Karam! In an interview for the Nightboat Blog, Andrea speaks to Villainy designer and Nightboat editor-at-large Evan Kleekamp (who edited the book alongside editor-at-large Kim Calder), about the political brattiness of advocating for oneself, collaborating over Zoom, the Arabic script justification kashida, and much more. Take a look below: Evan Kleekamp: So […]