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It is June 2017 and I'm writing a thesis on Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities. It's a novel in which words and sentences are conditional. In one glance, they solidify and signify. In the next, they relax into shapelessness. Sometimes I materialise patterns of images, references, dialogue, mapping a route through the novel toward an answer. Invariably, new information topples the interpretation I am building, and my understanding is deferred until tomorrow and beyond. I feel like the character of Marco Polo, when he speaks of a city named Tamara.' 

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    y separately published work icon Voiceworks no. 113 Summer 2018 16829090 2018 periodical issue 'Last night I travelled across town to my friend’s house, which is also the headquarters of the riso press/comics publisher Glom Press, to help finish putting together the last two in a series of six comic books that Glom has been releasing this year. The days seem to have gotten longer really suddenly—it was still light out when I arrived, and, as everyone sat around carefully collating stacks of printed pages, two rainbows—one single and one double—were shining above the house.' (Mira Schlosberg, Editorial introduction) 2018 pg. 67-71
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