We're delighted to announce the new print issue of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art.
Nicole Chung talks about confronting family lore surrounding her adoption, discovering revision ideas in her dreams, and editing a memoir while grieving.
This is a good time/for abandonment, dear silent,/ cold universe with stairs/that go nowhere,/ where are you taking me?
Bill King talks about his new poetry collection, The Letting Go, what he's learned from fatherhood, and the importance of sacred spaces for writers.
In your nightmare, you walk slowly underneath an umbrella made out of human/ bones.
Deborah Eisenberg discusses her forthcoming story collection Your Duck is My Duck, her writing process, and what's next.
Sea Prayer is a marvel for both its lyricism and its brevity, its ability to span generations and touch multiple narratives in such little space.
Soraya Chemaly talks about Serena Williams, #MeToo, and the realities of being a feminist parent.
My daughter’s sleep/ wave machine/ becomes a granular datum of cheer
The poet Richie Hofmann discusses growing up in Germany, reading translated poems, and of course, his poetry.
Perhaps my need to appear/ happy at all times comes from a fear/ of my true thoughts and desires.
Olivia Laing discusses the spaces she works, the one skill that writers need, and the writers she returns to again and again.
Will some lightly clapping hands remain/ in places where death walked through?