Allie Long

Learn from the poetry of dead writers, then let them die

Carr Hagerman

In an age where we overanalyse art (and those who created it) to death, poetry is a singular force. It is what it is and forever has value because of it.

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All in a day’s work: Five circadian novels you should know about

A circadian novel is one that follows their characters over a 24-hour period. It’s tough to produce, but when done correctly, the results are spectacular.

Terrible political change, what is it good for? Well, art, actually

As we watch Zimbabwe tear itself apart, our extended history indicates that the worse things get, the better the art we produce becomes.

The brilliant and painstaking art of stop-motion moviemaking

Stop-motion filmmaking is an ornate, highly skilled medium that is fast being consigned to history’s bin. It’s best we pay homage to the true masters.

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