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BOOK REVIEW #2 – Juliet Escoria, Juliet the Maniac

BOOK REVIEW TIME! If you had the luck to stumble upon Juliette Escoria’s Black Cloud, Elizabeth Ellen’s Fast Machine or Megan Boyle’s LIVEBLOG, you’re in the right place. 

Never heard about any of these books? No worries, you’re still in the right place.

Chances are, we might even give you the urge to enrich your literary life with this major event in modern literature called Juliet the Maniac

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Portrait Aurélie Lemaire

WHY I WRITE VOL.12 – Aurélie Lemaire

Aurélie Lemaire started off as a cultural mediator in the arts industry. Since her childhood, she’s been maintaining a relationship with words that became crucial and more and more vivid as years went by. Words seems to be following her. Or… Would she be chasing them all around the world for her travel blog 3raisonspour

She currently lives happily in the Lille area (France) and works as a journalist.

Why I Write, by Aurélie Lemaire (find her previous apparition on Slow Culture here).

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BOOK REVIEW #1 Alexander Dickow, Appetites

BOOK REVIEW #1 – Alexander Dickow, Appetites

Alexander Dickow once told us “The freer the better, as far as I’m concerned; the freer the literature is, the richer literature is”. You’re in for a tasty ride with Appetites. Associate Professor of French at Virginia Tech, Director of the Cahiers Max Jacob and Communications Manager of Asymptote, Alexander Dickow delights us today.

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WHY I WRITE VOL. 11 - MAIREAD KIERNAN

Why I Write Vol. 11 – Mairéad Kiernan

Mairéad Kiernan is a fiction writer, artist bb, and explorer. Her stories focus on the strange aspects of people and quotidian life. She has “a gross brain” serving up some of the most disturbing visions of humanity. Always with a dash of sarcasm. Seventy-eight percent of her time is spent in turtlenecks lying on surfaces — beds, floors, couches, grass — and the other twenty-two percent, walking down streets and looking through drawers hoping to discover secrets.

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Why I Write Vol. 10 – Darby Mae

“You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.”    – Alan Watts –

Peripatetic, offbeat, I am the poster child of odd jobs and a shrewd opportunist–here, there, anywhere–always ready to go further.  Spontaneity and I get along well.  Call me quixotic and I won’t deny it. Originally from the Land of 10,000 Lakes, my ensuing trajectories have brought me to myriad places, from Wellington to Paris and many dwellings in between. Freelance writer and creative visionary, my love of language and people foment a desire to create a rippling dent through the Universe. And I need your help. But for now, here’s a little peephole into my ______ mind. I’ll let you decide the adjective.

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