Weekendnotes, October 6-7

Categories: Weekendnotes
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On Saturday mornings, Splice rounds up the previous week’s best literary criticism and serves it up to you in a single dish. You didn’t have any plans for the weekend, did you?

 

Account For Who You Say You Are

Categories: Fiction
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Part of giving the census is being able to argue on its behalf. Not everyone will just agree. Not everybody will permit themselves to be marked.

 

In Touch With the Deep Sources of Fiction

Categories: Fiction
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In most writers’ workshops the members sit around discussing their work; they talk about themes and symbols and meaning and such matters. The six of us do none of this. Ours is a Waldo workshop.

 

Emptying My Mind

Categories: Fiction
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I was curious to learn what would be the appearance of a mind devoid of contents: what my mind would prove ultimately to be composed of.

 

My mother appeared to be in command of herself…

Categories: Fiction
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An excerpt from Suneeta Peres da Costa’s Saudade.