(Eds. Note: Interstitial March continues as writer and poet C.S.E. Cooney provides a guest blog entry about The Honey Month, a slim volume by Amal El-Mohtar that combines fiction, poetry, personal essay and food writing that has generated a lot of buzz since its release in Spring 2010, winning praise from the likes of authors [...]
(Eds. Note: We’ve just received this bulletin from IAF Working Group member Ellen Denham, who is currently attending Indy Convergence, the annual 10-day “make-a-wish foundation for artists” in Indianapolis. We knew from her interview last week with Indy Convergence founder Caitlin Swihart that it was a fabulous event for interstitial artists – but reading Ellen’s [...]
(Eds. note: Interstitial March continues with an interview with two time OBIE Award-winning playwright W. David Hancock.)
A scene from the University of Rochester’s production of W. David Hancock’s ‘The Puzzle Locker’
W. David Hancock has built a career out of stretching the boundaries of theater. Two of his plays, “The Convention of Cartography” and “The Race [...]
(Eds. Note: Interstitial March continues as guest blogger Alex Dally MacFarlane brings us an interview with Kira Burge, a Seattle artist who operates a truly unique cinema, the Interstitial Theatre.)
A scene from Jesse Sugarmann’s RED STORM RISING
As well as being a multifarious artist, Kira Burge is co-curator of the Interstitial Theatre in Seattle, an ambitious [...]
(Eds. note: Interstitial March continues as IAF member Cecil Castellucci interviews multimedia artist Rachel Perry Welty, whose latest works fuse sculpture, photography and performance in startling ways.)
Rachel Perry Welty is a two-time winner of a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant for excellence in Sculpture and Drawing, a finalist for the Foster Prize, Institute of Contemporary [...]
Author Michael Swanwick (IMO one of our greatest living interstitial writers) posted over on Facebook recently:
Here’s a good trivia question, courtesy of [longtime influential book editor & founder of NYRSF], David G. Hartwell. The best-selling fantasy novel of the 1950s was published as a mainstream book. What was it?
Guesses included Animal Farm, Charlotte’s Web, Earth [...]
(Eds. note: Interstitial March continues with an interview with artist Brian Counihan, founder of the Roanoke Marginal Arts Festival in Roanoke, Va., a long weekend celebration of arts that can be called marginal, liminal or even interstitial. Counihan has said that one of the festival’s goals is provide exhibit and performance space “for art that [...]
(Eds. Note: Interstitial March continues as IAF member, singer and writer Ellen Denham provides us with this report on Indy Convergence, an interstitial art gathering in Indianapolis.)
Sara Bashor and Ellen Denham sing the Monteverdi/Kander & Ebb mash-up “Notes Across Time” that they created during the 2010 Convergence.
I’ve been fortunate to be a participant for the [...]
(Eds. note: Continuing our series of profiles of IAF people, Ellen Denham is a member of the IAF Working Group. Previous profiles in this series have included Cecil Castellucci, Matthew Kressel, Mike Allen, Christopher Barzak, Larissa N. Niec, Stephen H. Segal, Felice Kuan, Wendy Ellertson, Deborah Atherton, Erin Underwood, Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman and Geoffrey Long.)
Who are you, and what do you [...]
(Eds. note: Interstitial March co-editor Mike Allen, previously profiled in our “Meet the IAF” series, shares reflections on assembling Clockwork Phoenix: Tales of Beauty and Strangeness, the anthology series he edits that toys with interstitial elements.)
As I help to compile this year’s batch of Interstitial March entries, the words of a number of artists resonate [...]
(Eds. note: Booklist called Nicole Kornher-Stace’s debut novel Desideria “an exceptionally well-crafted debut [that] delivers a spellbinding tale of deception, betrayal, and the darker possibilities of playacting,” while Realms of Fantasy opined “It’s unlikely you’ll read a more unusual novel this year.” Among other genre-bending tactics, her novel contains a full-length play. We asked her [...]
IS THIS INTERSTITIAL ART?