“I’m wrong? Please. / I’m ill? Heal me with disease.”
In our forty-ninth episode of Bulaq, we talk about a few new books — ones that provide a welcome escape, and ones that seem particularly daunting — and about how hard it is to write, read, think and imagine the future right now.
“Lion’s fangs glimmer / You smile in return, but / Here comes the ripper”
“It’s heart-warming to see Sargon’s voice transmogrify in so many ways and across four languages.”
“I see people / getting beautiful / day after day / but just not you.
Like a kitten / you only mean anything / when you’re young /you know that’s true.”
The complete 2020 schedule is now online. For this year’s virtual event, there will be five types of events. These are: sessions, readings, workshops, special events, and — for the first time this year — caucuses.