All entries by this author

C Derick Varn & Nadim Bakhshov in Conversation (pt 1)

Mar 9th, 2017 | By

C. Derick Varn is an emerging poet, professional teacher, and arm-chair theorist.  He currently lives in Egypt, previously spent two years in Northern Mexico and three years in South Korea, but is originally from the deep South of the United States.  He has worked as a lecturer in English Literature, Composition, and Intercultural communication as well as a

[continue reading…]



“Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” – Revolutionary Metaphysical Art

Nov 1st, 2015 | By

On the morning of August 24th I had a phone call from Karl F Tullah wanting to meet up after work to discuss the short story “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” by Jorge Luis Borges. He had read something that had struck him as revolutionary. Before putting the phone down he also reminded me that on

[continue reading…]



Lovecraftian Apophasis

Aug 30th, 2015 | By

A discussion of Graham Harman’s book on Lovecraft. Karl and Nadim got together at the end of the Summer at Athenaeum House, London over a coffee. Karl had recently tried and failed to really engage with Lovecraft whilst Nadim took Harman’s book on holiday with an annotated edition of Lovecraft. After the conversation both agreed

[continue reading…]