From the Editors

In More Tales of the City (1980), Armistead Maupin introduced us to Mona’s law: “you can have a hot job, a hot lover and a hot apartment, but you can't have all three at the same time.” In this long, brutal covid spring, I have been living a sad version of Mona’s law. Putting together a journal is not about hotness, but it does help to have three things: timeliness, editorial precision, and good relationships with the editorial team...Read more

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Hart Crane: The “Architectural Art”
Jo Gill

Developing a Lyric Carapace: Urban Mood, Rebellious Banality, and George Oppen’s Obscured Modernism
David Hobbs

Freedom on...Read more


Kazimir Malevich, Suprematist Composition: Airplane Flying, 1915


This cluster takes as its theme the entwinement of modernisms and science fiction, alternative and counterstories, against a planetary backdrop. One is a mode of cultural production that in its early years frequently positioned itself as a consciously elitist pursuit, which only those with the most advanced knowledge and understanding would appreciate, and the other is modernism. Virginia Woolf's response to SF author Olaf Stapledon's book...

May 19, 2022


Responses to the Responses to the Special Issue on Weak Theory

It’s been nearly a year now since the publication of M/m’s special issue on Weak Theory, a year of conversations both here on Print Plus—and, as Aarthi Vadde and Melanie Micir point out, across a range of other professional and para-professional spaces of engagement. Many thanks to all who...

Aug 15, 2019

What Are You Reading?

The Little Reviews

A Forum for capsule review of recent books of interest to our readers.

If you would like to write a capsule review (250-300 words) of one of the books featured in the Books of Interest section of our more recent print issues, we would welcome your submission at

Oct 19, 2021


Merciless Divinations: Adrienne Kennedy and the Anti-Theatre of Black Becoming

In the urgency of what sounds initially like an auteur’s command, the fictional “Director” of Adrienne Kennedy’s 1973 play-within-a-play, An Evening with Dead Essex , discloses the unnegotiable terms of his own captivity before the phantasmal image.

It is in the frequent...

Aug 17, 2022

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