Melanie Rae Thon: The Landscape of Language

Melanie Rae Thon: The Landscape of Language
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Photo: Andi Olsen Imaginative experience is a tenet of author Melanie Rae Thon’s written work, which examines the subtle, complicated and profound beauties of life through animated, lyrical storytelling. As a

BE MORE EXTREME: INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR LANCE OLSEN

BE MORE EXTREME: INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR LANCE OLSEN
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Lance Olsen is the literary astronaut we dreamt of being as children—turning far-out worlds abuzz with the difficult imagination, surviving re-entry with stories to share. Author, traveller, and teacher of narrativity and innovative writing at the University of Utah, Olsen wonderfully shares what it means to be alive now, here. SLUG spoke with Olsen about recent projects and the secret handshake ecology of innovative writing practices … read more

Making Fiction Making Trouble: 40 Years of FC2

Making Fiction Making Trouble: 40 Years of FC2
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For 40 years now, the literary press Fiction Collective has been the ardent antennae of innovative American writing. Entirely not-for-profit, author-run, untethered to government funding, dedicated to constantly updating the possibilities of what can happen between two covers and to keeping its titles in print, FC2 is a bastion for wild literary innovation. … read more

Hive Mind and the Guest Writers Series: Antennae of the Cultural Vanguard

Hive Mind and the Guest Writers Series: Antennae of the...
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Now in its 20th season, the series brings in a handful of writers from outside of Utah, typically one or two per month throughout the academic year. … read more