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Salmagundi Magazine’s “SALon” Podcast, Episode 1 SALon: TRANSLATION
June 21, 2019

Translation: a carrying over but also a blundering through, a desire, perhaps a little feral, to get hold of what you don’t possess and transform it into something you can use, something that’s yours. Listen in to Episode 1 of Salmagundi’s Podcast “SALon” …

Mary Gordon translates her phobias into non-fiction: on boredom & bad smells 3:26 ARCHIVES 1 Rudolf Arnheim on Van Gogh and Gauguin: translating nature 10:40 Peter Gizzi: Rainy Days & Monday — Pop into Poetry 11:37 ARCHIVES 2 Ben Belitt on translators: illusionists, epistimologists, and the sybil 20:57 Vijay Seshadri: Bach, Etta James, Amazing Grace, Commas & Full Stops 22:20 ARCHIVES 3 Terry Caesar on English in Japan 26:27 Taerin Kim: On Family and Not Speaking the Same Language 28:37 James Miller on “El Paso"and Music Writing 30:46 Max Nelson on film-maker Claire Denis and translating emotion in film 35:31

Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline …
April 16, 2019Chase Twichell’s poem “Sad Song” is featured in Salmagundi #190-191. Here’s an audio piece about the poem—including an original interview with Twichell—created by Skidmore student Olivia Fidler in a course that’s a colloboration between the college’s Documentary Studies (MDOCs) program and the magazine.

Layering Lives

Fiction by Tolstaya and Muñoz Molina

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Shabby Gentility

Salmagundi No. 185/186, Winter – Spring 2015

On Boredom and Bad Smells

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019


Conducting the Light and The Dark

A Note on Jason Molina

True Believer: My Friendship with Cynthia Ozick

A Possum Entering the Argument

Salmagundi No. 162-163, (2009)

London. High Summer.

Salmagundi No. 176 (2012)

Water Damage

Salmagundi 158/159, 2009