Tag Archives: Okla Elliott

A Growing Bibliography of Okla Elliott’s Work

Co-founder Okla Elliott served as the managing editor for As It Ought To Be from its inception until his unexpected passing in 2017. We remember Okla as a brilliant writer and an intellectually generous editor who delighted in providing platforms … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING OKLA ELLIOT WITH MICHAEL YOUNG

By Michael Young: Okla Elliott died in his sleep last night. I still haven’t fully comprehended this reality. His absence hasn’t filled the days to make me believe it. But the news is everywhere echoed through FB. There are a … Continue reading

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Kelly Cherry: Three Poems and an Interview

[The following poems appear in the limited edition hardback chapbook, Physics for Poets (Unicorn Press 2016), and are reprinted with permission of the author publisher. The interview was initially published in Inside Higher Ed.] *** DNA We scale a winding … Continue reading

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To Turn with Joy and Hope: A Conversation Between Okla Elliott and Sonya Huber

  SH: So, Okla, you recently wrote Bernie Sanders: The Essential Guide, and are now working on a similar short book for Squint Books on Pope Francis. In the Bernie book, you manage to work in cool departures into sci-fi … Continue reading

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Gordon Massman: An Interview and Four Poems

Gordon Massman is the author, mostly recently, of the companion volumes Death and Love, both out from NYQ Books this year. His work has appeared in Antioch Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Georgia Review, Harvard Review, The Literary Review, and RATTLE, … Continue reading

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The Doors You Mark Are Your Own

[The following is an excerpt from the novel-in-progess by the same title. It originally appeared in Surreal South 2009.] *** The Doors You Mark Are Your Own by Aleksandr Tuvim (translated by Okla Elliott and Raul Clement) April 12 Katya … Continue reading

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Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre

Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre loom over twentieth-century thought. It is hard to imagine feminism, leftist politics, literature, philosophy, or queer studies in the twentieth century without these two giants. Their work has been the topic for hundreds of … Continue reading

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