Tarpaulin Sky Magazine

PAYING ATTENTION SINCE 2003 | FEATURED ARTIST: NOAH SATERSTROM

Tarpaulin Sky Magazine

PAYING ATTENTION SINCE 2003 | FEATURED ARTIST: NOAH SATERSTROM

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Transgenre / Hybrid Monsters

Anna Maria Hong, Excerpts from “H & G”

"It was another 30 years before G. felt that very few people wanted to eat her or do her monstrous harm. Most people, she concluded, had enough of a handle on themselves to be indifferent, and only a few were wired to commit murder, cannibalism, child sacrifice...."

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Transgenre / Hybrid Monsters

Anna Maria Hong, Excerpts from “H & G”

"It was another 30 years before G. felt that very few people wanted to eat her or do her monstrous harm. Most people, she concluded, had enough of a handle on themselves to be indifferent, and only a few were wired to commit murder, cannibalism, child sacrifice...."

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Fiction

Bridget Brewer, excerpt from “Beasts of Revelation”

"A flash of lightning from outside the cave, a brief illumination: snake heads, so many snake heads, swaying inches from the tip of her nose. ‘Emmeline,’ the heads say together in a language not legible above ground.  ‘O crooked, ugly Emmeline: you are blessed.’" -- from Bridget Brewer's Beasts of Revelation, semifinalist for the 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prizes.

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Poetry

Five poems by Biswamit Dwibedy

"to the glories of the dark longing you see in an aspirant on the path of devotion. Often used to bring the inner organs into control. You breathe in one image and breathe out a different night..."

Four poems by Martin Corless-Smith

"It took a century to realize / Earth had died inside / a tin cup left upon a wall / the slowworm struggled in the glare until the hawk arrived."

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Poetry

Five poems by Biswamit Dwibedy

"to the glories of the dark longing you see in an aspirant on the path of devotion. Often used to bring the inner organs into control. You breathe in one image and breathe out a different night..."

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Book Reviews

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Book Reviews

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Reading Guides

What I’m Reading Now… by Adam Tedesco

Adam Tedesco examines books by Umberto Eco, Brad Phillips, Hajara Quinn, Michael Sikkema, and Bridget Talone. "Here the mystic and sensuous entwine themselves with the hum of violence normalized by patriarchy...."

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What We’re Reading Now ….

What I’m Reading Now… by Adam Tedesco

Adam Tedesco examines books by Umberto Eco, Brad Phillips, Hajara Quinn, Michael Sikkema, and Bridget Talone. "Here the mystic and sensuous entwine themselves with the hum of violence normalized by patriarchy...."

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Music(k)

A Symphony Of The Mind

"We are all in transition, at every moment. Part of the artist-'shaman'-musician’s job is to help us through this endless series of transformations. To use our non-binary mindsets to help our materialist friends acclimate to the idea that 'the journey is home'."

Things To Do When You Pick Up A Guitar

"Look around at the people in front of you, if any, or the animals, plants, air molecules. Try to get a feel for them without passing judgement or drawing any major conclusions."

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Musick

A Symphony Of The Mind

"We are all in transition, at every moment. Part of the artist-'shaman'-musician’s job is to help us through this endless series of transformations. To use our non-binary mindsets to help our materialist friends acclimate to the idea that 'the journey is home'."

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Occult Works

New from Ignota Books: “Spells: 21st-Century Occult Poetry”

New holy text from TS High Priestess Bhanu Kapil appears in the debut publication of Ignota Press, Spells: 21st-Century Occult Poetry, along with work by Ursula K. Le Guin, Kaveh Akbar, and a host of TS faves: CAConrad, Lucy Ives, Dorothea Lasky, Ariana Reines, et al.

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Occult Works

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