Writing on Water: A Conversation with Daisy Johnson on “Everything Under”

My new Q&A is up over at LARB: https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/writing-on-water-a-conversation-with-daisy-johnson-on-everything-under/ Such a delight talking painting, photography, transgender characters, and environmentalism.  Johnson writes “women in the world” with mystery and anger but also with attention to how beauty emerges in the details.  Check it out!

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“A Stitch in Time: H.D.’s Craft Modernism as Transhistoric Repair” by Amy E. Elkins

My publication about H.D.’s needleworks in The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945. Abstract: H.D. (Hilda Doolittle, 1886-1961) maintained a longstanding interest in the material and artistic history of needlework, a practice that helped her conceptualize, theorize, and overcome traumatic wartime experiences. This essay presents, for the first time, an archive of H.D.’s needlework and demonstrates…

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