Super Identity Theory Substack Party

Matt Borondy
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Created 23 Aug 2021
  • We are all messing up.
    10 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    This week we have an interview with Bethany Ball (author of The Pessimists), an essay called “Fuck Carpe Diem” by E.A. Farro, fiction about mysterious dead birds and possibly dead neighbors, and a pos...
  • There is only so much magic in medicine.
    03 Dec 2021 • 3 min read
    This week we were pleased, proud, and honored to bring you new poems from Leigh Chadwick, a new essay by Ali Bryan, and new fiction from Laurence Klavan. We also hired four new editors. No post about ...
  • Other Pandemoniums
    19 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    This week, we published an interview with Ethel Rohan, a new short story from Megan Paonessa, and a post about the newest books, which include two titles from contributors to our site. Here’s more on ...
  • If Poetry Is a House
    12 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    This week’s new stuff includes a proposed linguistic change to “thank you for your service” from veteran/novelist Christian Bauman, a new poem called “inheritance,” and a roundup of new books. But in ...
  • Honk If You Don’t Exist
    05 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    This week we have a conversation between E.C. Osondu and Kasimma, two authors from Nigeria who have released short story collections this year. We also have an essay by Edie Meade, “A Flash As Intense...
  • The flavor's there, but the bake is off.
    29 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    This week we published our first essay in three years: “The Point of a Compass” by Shoshana Sarah. You can also read a rundown of this week’s new books. At the end of this email you will have a chance...
  • Writing is a poker game.
    22 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 0 1
    NOTE: Before you dive into this week’s long email (frankly, it’s not good, you should delete this email now and go outside), I want to say thanks to everyone who sent a kind note about last week’s new...
  • How to breathe in the dark
    15 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    Dear Readers of Identity Theory, I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night wondering how I could have done so little with eternity. Like, if this space in which we live has been around for countl...
  • Home of a Substack Project from Identity Theory
    23 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    We’re experimenting with Substack as a space for our weekly email newsletter, including special features about books, writing, and the literary community. Sign up now to see what becomes of it. And be...
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