Whining tragedy may be accepted as poetry, when the solution is simple, it’s because creativity is the only thing that makes sense.

Whining tragedy may be accepted as poetry, when the solution is simple, it’s because creativity is the only thing that makes sense.

>>>“A discipline for reengaging with a world we take too much for granted”>>> Poets and Capitalism By Micah Mattix (The following was first published in The American Spectator) What is it with poets and capitalism? The two, it seems, are like oil and water. At the end of last year, Alice Oswaldand John Kinsella withdrew their …

A magazine with a view: a quick impression of the interior, including Editor’s Letter, La Chine en rose (XiN’s Art & Culture section), 2 pages from our extensive Travelogue from Kunming (city of the eternal Spring) and Yunnan (South of the Clouds) , XiN’s China Dossier, China Top 10. China on your tongue and more
The Hague, 25 March 2013: XiN Media’s launch party took place last Monday in the prestigious Amstel Hotel along Amstel River in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dutch national media were present, including television, radio, newspaper and online channels. Cover model Jennifer de Jong unveiled the cover shoot, launching XiN magazine’s very first edition!

The Hague, 25 March 2013: XiN Media’s launch party took place last Monday in the prestigious Amstel Hotel along Amstel River in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dutch national media were present, including television, radio, newspaper and online channels. Cover model Jennifer de Jong unveiled the cover shoot, launching XiN magazine’s very first edition!

For an impression  of mag interior, click below: http://julieoyang.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/a-magazine-with-a-view-a-quick-impression-of-the-interior-including-editors-letter-la-chine-en-rose-xins-art-culture-section-2-pages-from-our-extensive-travelogue-from-kunming-city-of/ Julie O’Yang |  Editor-in-Chief XiN Media, Badhuisweg 74, 2587 CL The Hague, The Netherlands XiN: You know China from here! www.xinmagazine.nl Also visit Julie O’Yang, novelist and visual artist at www.julieoyang.com Check out new titles on Amazon.com!   

Julie O’Yang and Jeremy Fernando converse about writing, reading, art—not just as separate crafts, but as gestures that open registers in each other. A writer is always already her first reader; a painter has to bring both reading and writing together in her imagination whilst—and at their highest level both are forms of art. But, even as they come together, they remain irreducibly different—only perhaps in ways that remain veiled from us. As an acknowledgment that they may never be able to unveil anything about writing, art, or reading—that their conversation is a gamble that may open nothing other than the fact that O’Yang and Fernando are speaking—their dialogue bears echoes of Tumbling Dice.

Julie O’Yang and Jeremy Fernando converse about writing, reading, art—not just as separate crafts, but as gestures that open registers in each other. A writer is always already her first reader; a painter has to bring both reading and writing together in her imagination whilst—and at their highest level both are forms of art. But, even as they come together, they remain irreducibly different—only perhaps in ways that remain veiled from us. As an acknowledgment that they may never be able to unveil anything about writing, art, or reading—that their conversation is a gamble that may open nothing other than the fact that O’Yang and Fernando are speaking—their dialogue bears echoes of Tumbling Dice.

Pillows, a room, her private kingdom.

Sing a love song to the 1st day of Spring!

Sing a love song to the 1st day of Spring!

Hebban olla vogala, sometimes spelt hebban olla uogala, are the first three words of an 11th century text fragment written in Old Dutch. The complete sentence, Hebban olla uogala nestas hagunnan hinase hi(c) (a)nda thu uuat unbidan uue nu, is translated from Latin, Habent omnes uolucres nidos inceptos nisi ego et tu. Quid expectamus nunc. …

XiN: the first ever high class bilingual (Dutch/Chinese) lifestyle magazine. We will be giving press presentation on Monday 25 March 2013 in the prestigious Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Read details in our press release.
Current project: Editor-in-Chief XiN Media

Current project: Editor-in-Chief XiN Media

XiN: You know China from here! 中国就是《新》!                 ■ De allereerste lifestyle glossy die twee talen spreekt, Nederlands en Chinees!                 ■ De allereerste border-breaking luxe glossy, waar Oost en West elkaar ontmoeten!               ■ De allereerste XiN, we geloven in vernieuwing én lef! China is klaar om in de spotlight te staan. Hoe? Niet …

We do not die of death — we die of vertigo

We do not die of death — we die of vertigo

I found this one in my inbox on Monday morning: DOORKNOBS & BODYPAINT 69 now online. The Valentine’s issue has work by these writers: (some names), Julie O’Yang, (followed by other names) It turns out my story was chosen to be the lead story for DK & BP’s PLANET BETTY section. Walk through these guidelines for a minute before you …