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A triumph! published 02/10/2014

The mighty Paul Ewen reading from his celebrated new novel Francis Plug – How to Be A Public Author at Piccadilly Waterstones last Friday, while Galley Beggar Press’ Sam Jordison looks on. (image @isabelcostello)

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Be There or be Sober published 18/09/2014

Vim Cortez, fronted by 3:AM‘s former music editor, are playing Le Bus Palladium (Paris) on Friday night.

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The Missing Links published 07/09/2014

Brian Dillon on his Curiosity exhibition: “I think of essay writing as a kind of collage or curating of various kinds of knowledge, narrative, etc. One of the things that Cabinet does in its written contributions as well as its design, its curation of exhibitions, its presentation of images is to give this sense that [...]

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The Missing Links published 02/09/2014

Two Clarice Lispector stories translated by Elizabeth Bishop. * Blake Butler on thirty years of Dalkey Archive. * Lars Iyer interviewed: “Black comedy, goes the definition, refuses to treat tragic materials tragically. It makes us laugh at tragic things. But I would go further, and say that black comedy refuses to treat comic materials solely [...]

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Monoskop launch a guide to 150+ Avant-Garde and Modernist Journals Online published 25/08/2014

Monoskop, the collaborative research platform for art history, culture and media technology, have recently published an expansive archive of over one hundred and fifty avant-garde and modernist magazines, all to enjoy online for free.  Check them out here. __________ What is the relevance of avant-garde magazines printed on aging paper to a society which views [...]

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Auld Enemies: a poetry documentary published 19/08/2014

3:AM Magazine’s SJ Fowler travels with his Enemies Project and other poets on a collaborative poetic voyage across Scotland, documented by Ross Sutherland. __________ The Enemies project: Auld Enemies was a transnational poetry collaboration where six poets worked in rolling paired to produce original works for readings across the breadth of Scotland and where in each event also featured [...]

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a call for submissions – fiction published 13/08/2014

It’s difficult to define submission guidelines when one of the things I’ll be looking for is something I’ve never seen. There are sensibilities I know I’ll recognise, as soon as I read them. I’m interested in work that is experimental, playful, serious; in work that pays close attention to form, and language, always in support of what the work is; in intelligent work that wears its learning lightly: to paraphrase Beckett on Joyce, writing that is “not [only] about something; it is that something itself.”

Joanna Walsh – call for submissions – fiction

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“Creating your own reality” published 12/08/2014

Newly posted short by 3:AM contributor and film director John Rogers (@fugueur) on the Leytonstone Centre for Contemporary Art.

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the luminol reels published 08/08/2014

When human blood reacts with luminol, it lights up a ghostly blue. This reaction, most commonly used to detect whether violence has taken place at suspected crime scenes, combines the human and the chemical, it invokes violence and disposability but also transformation. THE LUMINOL REELS takes its imagery from pornography, Catholicism, and crime scene investigation [...]

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“No gaining of consensus, no discipline” published

On August 26 the ICA will screen 3:AM contributor John Rogers’ Make Your Own Damn Art, a study of Leytonstone’s most celebrated contemporary artist Bob and Roberta Smith. This is preceded by an ‘Art Party’ event (and film screening) on August 21, featuring music from The Fucks (who appeared at our ‘Good Sex Prize awards’ [...]

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