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Spencer Madsen - His writing helps clarify our complicated and subjective world into one of simple truths. His poetry is both heartbreaking and heart mending

Philippe Soupault - A haunting depiction of a world in which the characters find themselves both the ghosts and the spooked

Mark von Schlegell invented his peculiar brand of ficto-criticism and philosophical pulp fiction by publishing almost exclusively in the international art world, putting its global commitment to avant-garde experiment, futurist visions and amateur left-wing agitation to the service of radical speculative fiction

Hito Steyerl - Twisting the politics of representation around the representation of politics, these essays uncover a rich trove of information in the formal shifts and aberrant distortions of accelerated capitalism, of the art system as a vast mine of labor extraction and passionate commitment

Laura Ellen Joyce considers the ongoing brutality of the femicides in Ciudad Juarez and the institutional misogyny of the Catholic Church. She finds the blue-glowing, b-movie heart of Plath’s and Ballard’s atrocity exhibitions and the parapornography of reliquaries