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Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Nafissa Thompson-Spires earned a PhD in English from ­­­­Vanderbilt University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from ­­­­­­the University of Illinois. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Los Angeles Review of Books QuarterlyStoryQuarterly, Lunch Ticket and The Feminist Wire, among other publications. She is a 2016 participant of the Callaloo Writer’s Workshop, a 2017 Tin House workshopee and a 2017 Sewanee Writer's Conference Stanley Elkin Scholar. Her collection Heads of the Colored People will be published in 2018.

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The Necessary Changes Have Been Made

Fiction

November 2017

Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Fiction

November 2017

Though he had theretofore resisted the diminutive form of his name, in his new office, Randolph felt, for the first time, like a Randy....

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Interview

Issue No. 8

Interview with Deborah Levy

Jacques Testard

Interview

Issue No. 8

‘TO BECOME A WRITER, I had to learn to interrupt, to speak up, to speak a little louder, and...

feature

February 2014

Another Way of Thinking

Scott Esposito

feature

February 2014

I. There is no substitute for that moment when a book places into our mind thoughts we recognise as our...

poetry

June 2016

from GERMINAL

Chloe Stopa-Hunt

poetry

June 2016

  1. Waste-Gold   These songs are waste-gold a matter of passing time together as we wait for night...

 

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