WILL KITSON is Managing Editor of Seymour Magazine. Will holds a Masters in English Literature from King’s College London, prior to which he earned a BA in Creative Writing (with Honours) from the University of Greenwich. Previous to his post at Seymour Magazine, Will has worked as a Reviewer, Copy Editor and Editorial Assistant/Arts Administrator at A Younger […]
Dear Readers, As always, because we are based in Paris, we do as the locals do and escape the hustle and bustle for the month of August. Each year since 2011, we have encouraged you to partake in our annual AUGUST = OFFLINE challenge, and we’re about to do it again! We understand that due […]
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ANU JINDAL is an author based in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated with an M.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Program for Poets & Writers, where he also taught creative writing. He is the author of short stories published in Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, The New Quarterly, Joyland Magazine, Pioneer, and Matrix Magazine. His […]
From Web MD: A placebo is anything that seems to be a “real” medical treatment — but isn’t. It could be a pill, a shot, or some other type of “fake” treatment. What all placebos have in common is that they do not contain an active substance meant to affect health. Sometimes a person can have […]
*Kazimierz Dąbrowski ( 1902- 1980) was a Polish psychologist, psychiatrist, and physician. Dąbrowski developed the theory of Positive Disintegration, which describes how a person’s development grows as a result of accumulated experiences. “Disintegration” refers to the maturing of thoughts, and it is positive when the process moves one’s personality to a more developed level. […]
So here I was, my brother gone, my lover gone, and my dance teachers asking me to be present, to be me, to tell my story fully, with body, soul and mind. Shit.
Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) was a philosophical and artistic group founded in reaction to the strict traditional creative ideals prevalent in Munich, Germany in 1911. The group included Wassily Kandinsky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Marianne von Werefkin, and native German artists, such as Franz Marc, August Macke and Gabriele Münter. Paul Klee was […]
‘It is rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch.’ – Thor Heyerdahl In 1947 Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer, […]
Kill your work, abandon your work, never resist making that brush stroke for fear of fucking it up, never be cautious, never avoid, never resist destroying something so that a new idea can spring forth, dangle your baby from the eighteenth floor balcony if you must, but whatever you do – don’t avoid the ending.