Text to be Written on the Moon (click on Writer Response),
Storylines exhibition, Guggenheim
Older and Ongoing Stuff
a work in progress, written in snow.
(As reported in The
LA Times, The
Says," Fence Magazine
Analphabetical Choir," Western
Report on Certain Curious Objects, Believed to Be
Words in an Unknown Language of the Dead,
"The Slow Book," The
Official Catalog of the Library of Potential Literature
"The Swan Brothers," My
She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me, edited by Kate
Bernheimer. There is one typo: "you'd" for "you." See if
you can find
"Consuetudinary of the Word Church, or, the Church of the
Dead Letter," McSweeney's
"Mars, Marred, Married," FENCE vol 11
"Early Dispatches from the Land of the Dead," Conjunctions
"King Cow", a short story, appears in Conjunctions
# 50: Fifty Contemporary Writers.
"'n'", a short story, appears in Wreckage
of Reason, an Anthology of Contemporary XXperimental
Prose by Women
an essay on the color, for Cabinet
a long-distance collaborative writing project for London's
Life, a novel about conjoined
twins, chosen as one of the Village
of 2006, and winner of the Tiptree
Queen of Lamar County, by Janice Harrington, with
illustrations by SJ, has been honored by the following
CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI),
Children's Books: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing,
New York Public
Parents' Choice Award Winner, 2007
Charlotte Zolotow Award / Highly Commended, 2008
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007
Horn Book Magazine Fanfare List, 2007
Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice, 2007
Illinois Monarch Award: K-3 Children's Choice Award
Master List, 2007
Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award Master List, 2007
What's the SKIN project? SKIN is a mortal work of art: a
on readers' bodies, one
word at a time.
The call for
participants first appeared in Cabinet Magazine,
(Flight); you can also read it here.
title and first word were published in sequence on Monday
at Bowery Tattoo. See here
documentation. In a surprising turn of events, this
project has been
covered in The
York Times "Year in Ideas" 2004, Newsweek, the New
Observer, The Sunday
The Toronto Star, The
The Seattle Times, Print, Step, Res, Black Book, Decode, Tattoo
Italian Elle, the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad, the
Nyheter, the Argentinian Clarin, and on CNN, NPR's
Things Considered, BBC radio (twice), BBC Scotland,
radio, Canadian public radio, Canadian book television, Swedish
national television (see "Ett d̦dligt konstverk"
click on "se reportaget") and Polish news
radio. It has been blogged, parodied,
and spawned a Yankee
Roast competition and a sermon.
Most recent count of participants: over 1780,
approximately 315 to go. Applicants should expect major
delays: SJ is
doing this all by herself.
Talks with Vito Acconci, The Believer, Dec/Jan 07
the Numberless New Yorks, an essay on Jenny Holzer's
installation, The Poetry Foundation
(Mutant Typology Test)
Mouth," The Brooklyn Rail, September 2006
Mouth-Listeners," Moistworks, June 27
"The Original Death & Burial of Cock Robin," a long
literature and taxidermy, appears in Conjunctions
"The Short-Term Memorial Park" is included in Paraspheres, ed. by
and Ken Keegan.
"The Marquis de Wonka" appears in Sex and
Chocolate, ed. by Richard Peabody and
A story called (yes, its title is a
#45, Secret Lives of Children.
"Here is the Church," a ghost story about Nina Simone,
appeared in Black Clock
was also selected for The
Year's Best Fantasy and
a Glass House" SJ mouths off about the Sims
for the Village Voice. A longer version of this essay
appears in the
by Soft Skull.
Anatomy": SJ reviews the wonderfully strange books
of David Ohle
Kelly Link's new collection of
has art inside and out by SJ, and you should also
buy her first collection, Stranger
Things Happen, and her anthology Trampoline,
which contains SJ's "Angel."
Journal of Cultural Studies published SJ's "Musee
sort of an essay on writing, wind-up toys, Pinocchio,
Philip Dick, and
voice recognition software.
Yet another incarnation of the
essay/rant "Stitch Bitch" appears in the hardcover
by Thorburn and Jenkins, Rethinking
Change, from MIT Press.
Check out Rebirth
Roy, a time-travel story by SJ and Matthew
Derby (author of the great Super Flat Times).
answers some questions about books as physical objects,
and so do a
whole lot of other people, for Fantastic
Read about "Vitriol," or
bile, in The Dictionary of Failed Relationships, edited by
SJ's children's book Sophia,
Alchemist's Dog, is available from Atheneum.
The Melancholy of Anatomy, Anchor Books, April 2002. SJ's
first story collection has ineradicably stained
a large amount of wood pulp (apologies to the world's
recommend you ask your local independent bookstore to
order it. Of
course, you can also get it online. Interestingly, we have
if you do a search for "The Melancholy of Anatomy" (by
Jackson), Amazon will helpfully offer you "The Anatomy of
(by Robert Burton). Of course you already have that, so
(Or you can just click here.)
Sooner or later you will come across SJ's book, which we
would like to
point out is both shorter and cheaper. (Read about the
Kelly Link 2002 book tour, including a high speed
blow-out, House On
The Rock weirdness, and an ode to the van, on Bold
Type. Illustrated!) Some press:
Iowa Review Web
Electronic Book Review (Internet Explorer only)
"Writers on the Verge"
New York Times
For older and ongoing projects see here.