Andriy Lyubka was
born in 1987 in Riga, Latvia. He completed degrees in Ukrainian
Philology at Uzhhorod University (2009) and in Balkan Studies at the
University of Warsaw (2014). He is the author of three books of poetry
– Eight Months of Schizophrenia (2007), TERRORISM (2008), and Forty Bucks Plus Tip (2009) - and four books of prose – KILLER: A Collection of Stories (2012), Sleeping with Women (2014), Carbide (2015), A Room for Sorrow (2016) and Saudade (2017). His
writings have been translated into Polish, Chinese, English,
Portuguese, Russian, Czech, Serbian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian,
Romanian, Turkish and German. Mr. Lyubka also works as a translator,
having published several translations from Polish, Serbian and English
into Ukrainian. He is a columnist for Radio Liberty, Den and Zbruch. Mr. Lyubka has been a curator for the literary festivals Kyivski Lavry and Meridian Czernowitz and has been writer-in-residence at cultural institutes in Poland, Latvia, Romania, Hungary, Sweden and Austria. He lives in Uzhhorod.
a human who lives in Brooklyn, New York. They are the author of Sirs
Press, 2014), The
Gods Are Dead(Deadly
Chaps Press, 2015), Sexting
Press, 2017) &Xenos
Editions, 2016), and is the editor of A
Shadow Map: Writing by Survivors of Sexual Assault(CCM, 2017). They
received their MFA in writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Joanna is
the founder of Yes, Poetry and the managing editor for Civil Coping
Mechanisms and Luna Luna Magazine. Some of their writing has
appeared, or is forthcoming, in Brooklyn Magazine, Prelude, BUST,
Spork Press, and elsewhere. Joanna also leads workshops at Brooklyn
Twitter: @joannasaid / IG: joannacvalente
book is [
neüro / mäntic ](Furniture
Press 2014). A chapbook of poems co-written w/ Mark Lamoureux,
is forthcoming from Empty Set Press.
Landis in Philadelphia. He is a
poet, a musician, and a scholar. He is a member of the World/Inferno
Friendship Society. He has two cats. He almost died once. Ask him
about it sometime. He co-wrote RAINN with
Amy Silbergeld and has a book forthcoming based on the 1st draft of
the Blade Runner script.
It's called So You Want to Build a
Bridge? Keep an eye out
Join an oneiric odyssey through a slacker second life.
grip is loosened as Spyda and Lynxa explore a potentially constructed
environment that shifts between dystopic future and constructed virtual
present. Like a form of multistable perceptual phenomena, Anti-Gone exists in ambiguity.
CONNOR WILLUMSEN is
a Montreal-based artist originally from Calgary, AB, where he received a
design degree at The Alberta College of Art. He began making comics
while attending the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Since then, he has
drawn stories for Marvel, DC and Dynamite and illustrated the covers for
Criterion editions of David Cronenberg’s Scanners and Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing. He has self-published a number of zines and comics and Breakdown Press published volumes one and two of his book Treasure Island in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
PATRICK KYLE: EVERYWHERE DISAPPEARED
Collecting a cornucopia of short comics by one of the medium’s most inventive artists.
keen observer of the absurd, Patrick Kyle’s stories defamiliarize the
machinations of life, work and art with droll dialogue and his angular,
humanely geometric drawing and sci-fi settings that recall set design
more than satellite images. Kyle’s figures may be foreign, his settings
strange, but his stories resonate deeply.
PATRICK KYLE lives and works in Toronto, ON. He is the author of the graphic novels Black Mass (2012), Distance Mover (2014) and Don't Come In Here (2016). At the 2016 Doug Wright Awards, he won the Pigskin Peters Award for New Comics #6 and 7.
NOEL FREIBERT : OLD GROUND
Sam Beckett and Sam Raimi intersect in an outsider art graveyard.
cemetery so old that the names on the graves have eroded into nothing
and no one remembers the dead is razed to make room for a retirement
home for folks who’ve also been forgotten. Ambience and slapstick
combine as an absurd cast of characters inhabits and haunts the home.
NOEL FREIBERT currently resides in Baltimore, MD. He is the editor of WEIRD Magazine and
was a member of the influential comics group Closed Caption Comics. His
work has been shown internationally and is featured in the book
collections of the Museum of Modern Art and The Baltimore Museum of Art.