Sandow Birk’s new exhibition and book publication of his nearly decade-long project, American Qur’an, drew media attention last month including… Read more American Muhammad: An Interview with Artist Sandow Birk – Wade Linebaugh
Category: The Dial
Cynics slur this great land as being unconcerned with literature, but no nation has ever been born by linguistic fiat (“We hold these truths….”) quite as impressively as the United States. We are the Word made nation after all! Writing is something Americans do as well as any other, and The Dial will be where our magazine does reviews of that writing past and present.
If Emily Dickinson Went Camping – Lynn Levin
Poetry is not a big tent. It is an encampment with lots of little tents in which souls select their… Read more If Emily Dickinson Went Camping – Lynn Levin
Kerouacking: A Failed Project in Four Movements – Jamey Gallagher
Jamey Gallagher revisits Jack Kerouac anew.
Master of Atlantis: Charles Portis, the South’s Salinger? – Trevor Seigler
Trevor Seigler searches for Charlis Portis, “True Grit” author and the “Southern Salinger.”