GO FIGURE: Intersections with Poet Alice Major
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GO FIGURE: Intersections with Poet Alice Major

By Susan Sechrist

“…numbers have this interesting quality—they are abstractions, used for a fairly narrow purpose: to signify quantities. But they’re also words, patterns of sound. And words make linkages all through our brains. That capacity for making long-distance connections is at the heart of metaphor.” Continue reading

Turkish Delights & Complex Identity: Q&A with Ayşe Papatya Bucak
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Turkish Delights & Complex Identity: Q&A with Ayşe Papatya Bucak

by Andy Shi

“It’s the story of a young woman who learns, and is excited to learn, that her heritage is more complicated than she knew.  And she heavily romanticizes the whole thing.  That’s me, but hopefully with a level of self-awareness that I am romanticizing.  I live in fear of Orientalizing myself.” Continue reading