BOMB 157 / Fall 2021

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Issue 157 is now available for pre-order! All orders will ship on or before 9/15/21.


INTERVIEWS

ART - SUZANNE JACKSON
by Barbara McCullough

THEATER - LILEANA BLAIN-CRUZ
by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

LITERATURE - DIANE WILLIAMS
by Christine Schutt

MUSIC - KEVIN MORBY
by Jess Shoman

ART - CANDICE LIN
by Catherine Damman

ART - NAUDLINE PIERRE
by Stephanie E. Goodalle

LITERATURE - RABIH ALAMEDDINE
by Kara Walker


ESSAY

Black Phenomena: On Afropessimism & Camp by Hafizah Geter


FICTION

Sacrilege by Edward Salem, Winner of the 2021 BOMB Fiction Contest
Tree of Eyes by Adrian Van Young
Two Stories by Diane Williams
Reproductive Labor by Holly Melgard
House Ceremony by Harris Lahti
Live in Bliss by Akil Kumarasamy


COMIC

ME-AS-A-WITCH by Ricardo Cavolo


NONFICTION

Rea by Hugh Ryan


POETRY

Two Poems by Marcus Wicker
Two Poems by John Keene


PORTFOLIO

by Manthia Diawara


FROM THE ARCHIVE

Nam Le by Charles D'Ambrosio


EDITOR’S CHOICE

Hannah Wilke: Art for Life's Sake
by Jenny Wu

Gregg Bordowitz's Some Styles of Masculinity
by Svetlana Kitto

Tamara Shopsin's LaserWriter II
by Stanley Moss

R. Kikuo Johnson's No One Else
by Lee Lai

Myriam J. A. Chancy's What Storm, What Thunder
by Walter Greene

Lincoln Michel's The Body Scout
by Seth Fried

Les Filles de Illighadad's At Pioneer Works
by Nina Katchadourian


On the cover: Performance view of Quincy Tyler Bernstine in Marys Seacole, 2019, Claire Tow Theater, Lincoln Center Theater, New York City. Photo by Julieta Cervantes. Courtesy of Lincoln Center Theater. 

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