A Conversation with Harry Mathews By John Ash

Part 1 JOHN ASH: I’ve always thought there was an affinity between the opening of Firbank’s “Vainglory” and the opening of “Tlooth.” This is “Vainglory”: “And then, oh yes! Atlanta is getting too pronounced.” She spoke lightly, leaning back a Read on! →

Harry Mathews (1930-2017)

  Harry Mathews, the author, poet, and translator, passed away yesterday in Key West, Florida, at the age of eighty-six. He is survived by his two children and his wife, the novelist Marie Chaix. Mathews was born in New York Read on! →

Man + Table

Man + Table

Following his anthologies Man + Dog (2009) and Man + Doctor (2012), Nick Wadley has, with our encouragement, compiled this collection of drawings around the theme of Man + Table. Tracing origins in the childhood world of “under the table,” he enjoys an habitual freedom to follow his nose, exploring predictable and unpredictable aspects of the subject, from the commonplace to the surreal and absurd. Read on! →

Interview with Arkadii Dragomoschenko

Context N°20 by Shushan Avagyan Shushan Avagyan: Dust is a collection of essays, quite different from your previous works. How would you describe it? Arkadii Dragomoschenko: To a certain degree, yes, it is kind of different from my former writings, Read on! →


Vol. XXVIII, #2 Dalkey Archive Annual 2

Editor’s Note From The Mirror in the Well, by Micheline Aharonian Marcom From Prairie Style, by C.S. Giscombe From Log of the S.S. The Mrs Unguentine, by Stanley Crawford From The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, by Rainer Maria Rilke Read on! →