Contemporary Nomad is 12 days shy of three months old today, and in that time our entrepid writers have dished out their level best. It’s been up & down, but we’re also full-time writers with plenty of other fish to fry. I’m pleased with what’s been going on here.



On December 6, I said:

[T]he thought is that if four interesting writers are stuck in the same room, what might come of it? Too much testosterone? (We are, after all, male.) Clever phrases? Cultural insights? Stuttering psychosis?






the contemporary state of fiction in an increasingly fictionalized worldthe role of propaganda, and why it might not work so well anymorethe Frey brouhaha and why we should or shouldn’t give a shitOsip Mandelstam