A scarred love letter from abroad: A Dutch art collective’s smart book on Southern Gothic

By Nathan C. Martin Discussed in this essay: To Live in the South One Has to Be a Scar Lover by Maaike Gouwenberg and Joris Lindhout (eds.), published by 1646. A long and varied body of literature, film, and theory…

Reading Roundup — PANK Invasion + John Jeremiah Sullivan

Thanks to everyone who came out Friday, Nov. 18, and Monday, Nov. 21, for readings at the Antenna Gallery. On Nov. 18, twelve writers associated with PANK Magazine from New Orleans and beyond “invaded” the gallery for the most raucous…

The South Worries About Itself: An interview with John Jeremiah Sullivan

John Jeremiah Sullivan read as part of the final installment of the fall season of the Room 220 Live Prose at the Antenna Gallery reading series on Monday, November 21, 2011. He was joined by author Nathaniel Rich. Sullivan and…

Live Prose: John Jeremiah Sullivan and Nathaniel Rich

The final installment of the fall season of Room 220‘s Live Prose at the Antenna Gallery reading series, November’s event is not to be missed. Read the Room 220 interview with John Jeremiah Sullivan. John Jeremiah Sullivan, Southern editor of…

A success by any measure besides documentary photography: Michael Martone’s reading at the Antenna Gallery

First off, thanks to everyone who came out to Thursday’s reading. Second, if there’s anyone out there who knows how to use a camera and would like to take pictures of Room 220 events, please drop a line to nathan…