Author Archives: Matt Runkle

Messiness Is a Beauty of its Own: An Interview with Sarah McCarry

A special post today for our readers- our final (for now) interview from contributor Matt Runkle. He is moving away from the Bay Area to pursue graduate studies at the University of Iowa, leaving a trail of excellent SFCB blog interviews in his wake. Good luck, Matt, we’ll miss you around here. Readers, enjoy this […]

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Matt Runkle
Matt Runkle
Matt Runkle's writing has appeared in The Collagist, Monkeybicycle, on BOMBlog, and is forthcoming in Wigleaf. A former Cartoon Art Museum resident, his comics are anthologized in Sparkplug Comic Books' Gay Genius and Rob Kirby's THREE. The third issue of his zine, RUNX TALES, will be released in 2012. Brooklyn Arts Press will publish a collection of his short fiction in 2013. You can visit his personal blog here.

Librarians Are Warriors: An Interview with Stephen Boyer

Despite its banishment from Zucotti Park, it looks like Occupy Wall Street has weathered the winter as it gears up for another massive action on May 1st. Since being met with militarized police tactics, the movement’s demands have grown to encompass basic civil rights of assembly and free speech. Interestingly, physical books—objects currently fretted over […]

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Matt Runkle
Matt Runkle
Matt Runkle's writing has appeared in The Collagist, Monkeybicycle, on BOMBlog, and is forthcoming in Wigleaf. A former Cartoon Art Museum resident, his comics are anthologized in Sparkplug Comic Books' Gay Genius and Rob Kirby's THREE. The third issue of his zine, RUNX TALES, will be released in 2012. Brooklyn Arts Press will publish a collection of his short fiction in 2013. You can visit his personal blog here.

The Liberating Bond: An Interview with Katarzyna Bazarnik & Zenon Fajfer

Katarzyna Bazarnik and Zenon Fajfer have been doing some globetrotting lately. The literary couple (she’s a Joyce scholar; he’s a poet) hails from Krakow and is noted for collaboratively exploring the concept of liberature—a newly invented genre that focuses on the material form of a text. This fall, Bazarnik and Fajfer toured the US, including […]

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Matt Runkle
Matt Runkle
Matt Runkle's writing has appeared in The Collagist, Monkeybicycle, on BOMBlog, and is forthcoming in Wigleaf. A former Cartoon Art Museum resident, his comics are anthologized in Sparkplug Comic Books' Gay Genius and Rob Kirby's THREE. The third issue of his zine, RUNX TALES, will be released in 2012. Brooklyn Arts Press will publish a collection of his short fiction in 2013. You can visit his personal blog here.

12 Years of Babylon: An Interview with Myrtle Von Damitz, III

Not only is Myrtle Von Damitz, III a vastly talented painter, she’s also a bibliophilic dynamo. In 1999 she founded the New Orleans artist’s book exhibition, Babylon Lexicon, and has since continued to organize, curate, and serve as its chief muse in varying capacities. The twelfth annual Babylon Lexicon took place earlier this month, as usual […]

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Matt Runkle
Matt Runkle
Matt Runkle's writing has appeared in The Collagist, Monkeybicycle, on BOMBlog, and is forthcoming in Wigleaf. A former Cartoon Art Museum resident, his comics are anthologized in Sparkplug Comic Books' Gay Genius and Rob Kirby's THREE. The third issue of his zine, RUNX TALES, will be released in 2012. Brooklyn Arts Press will publish a collection of his short fiction in 2013. You can visit his personal blog here.