I just want a version of the occult that isn’t built on plunder, but I suspect that if we could excise the stolen pieces, there would be nothing left.
Watch the video of our talk with Lauren Groff to hear her discuss climate change and her writing process.
The writer opens her archives to reveal maps, recordings, and questionnaires that have fueled her work—including photos that didn’t make it into her new novel.
For a century, Anglos from cold corners of the country have been lured here by the promise that this was a place where they could live among their own, in communities with nary a brown person in sight.
I told her we were brought over the Rio Grande on a raft. I never called it a smuggling.
The exhibition's 57th edition casts a wide net, and the result is bold and thoughtful.