Writers have been cooking up a bright array of foods, from strawberry chiffon cake to Sichuan chili fish, while heeding orders to stay at home during the pandemic.
The Written Image
Siglio Press has released a book on poet Bernadette Mayer’s project Memory, in which she wrote and took photos every day during July 1971, creating a lyrical testament to a moment in a life, intimately conjured yet still inevitably out of reach.
Artist Basia Irland carves book sculptures out of ice and embeds them with seeds that populate riverbanks when the sculptures melt.
An author tells a fantastical story by writing it a word at a time in the snow.
Heaven’s Vault, a video game by inkle, requires players to translate the runes of an ancient language.
Copies of Joe Sacksteder’s story collection, Make/Shift, have been fashioned into a couture dress.
A Houston artist turns outdated manuals, phone books, and encyclopedias into visually striking sculptures.
A graphic memoirist explores issues of race, identity, family, and America through conversations with her six-year-old son.
Colorful illustrations accompany notes, quotes, and literary trivia about books to read and bookstores to visit.
Ex-library books are catalogued in a new home.