After being damaged in a fire this weekend, Brooklyn DIY venue the Silent Barn is holding a fundraiser.

Mensah Demary’s “This Is How You Become an Editor” is a fantastic essay.

Rahawa Haile’s “A Low And Distant Paradise” is also a fantastic essay.

Also in the “essays we highly recommend” category? Joanna Walsh’s “On Gender in Literature.”

Juliet Jacques was interviewed at BOMB.

“[I]t remains a rare and enchanting thing to hear a piece of convergence culture this effortless…” Pitchfork on the reissue of Mariah’s Utakata no Hibi.

Where weird fiction and Westerns converge.

Image via Silent Barn’s Twitter.

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