Greg Gerke’s work has appeared in Tin House, Film Quarterly, The Kenyon Review, and other publications. See What I See, a book of essays, and Especially the Bad Things, stories, were both published by Splice in the Autumn of 2019.
Biting Reality: On Kjell Askildsen’s “Everything Like Before”
Greg Gerke takes us into the fictional and resilient world of Norwegian writer Kjell Askildsen....
To Tell or Not to Tell
I only realized I’d been looking for something over some years when I finally found it in an obscure archived ...
Approaching New Consciousnesses: A Conversation with Genese Grill
Greg Gerke speaks with writer, translator, and book artist Genese Grill....
“Carpenter’s Gothic”: William Gaddis’s Compositional Self
On William Gaddis’s classic study of “humankind dying of itself.”...
A Mutual Bewitchment
A literary friendship, scrupulously enshrined....
“Toni Erdmann” and the Anti-Hollywood Ending
Why does Maren Ade end "Toni Erdmann" where she does?...
True and False Authorities: An Interview with Mark Greif
Greg Gerke talks to Mark Greif about policing, revolution, and reality TV....
Paul Thomas Anderson: An Autocritique
The bounty of responses to Paul Thomas Anderson and his films speak to his artistry....
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Return to Enigma
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