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KS16: Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor Love makes you lazy. This is what I thought, trying to consider how I was going to write my first—and last—letter from the editor. Everyone involved in this issue, and in the fifteen issues preceding it, … Continue reading

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Tall Guys, Short Women: Searching for the Opposite

Tall Guys, Short Women Searching for the Opposite by Kaya Oakes illustration by Emily Oinen I once read, in a book about witchcraft, about something called the Wheel of Attraction. Around the wheel are different body types. Once you found … Continue reading

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Celluloid Jukebox: Prince, Auteur

Celluloid Jukebox Prince, Auteur by Kaya Oakes illustration by Ethos PRINCE IS many things to many people: brilliant musician, albeit arguably past his prime as a composer; spiritual dilettante; hardcore eccentric; lover of a series of practically identical muses; and, yes, … Continue reading

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Serious Listening: How I Created an Army of Music Writers

Serious Listening How I Created an Army of Music Writers by Kaya Oakes illustration by Nicole Neditch THE REOCCURRING ANXIETY nightmare I have the night before any semester of teaching begins goes something like this: I walk into class on … Continue reading

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Knockin’ on Heaven’s Floor: How I Became a Poet in Public

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Floor How I Became a Poet in Public by Kaya Oakes illustration by Liz Harris I HAD ALWAYS imagined it would be like this: One day, I’d come home from work and there’d be a message on … Continue reading

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