Katherine Dunn died this week, but her work—especially the incredible novel Geek Love—spoke to everyone who thought of themselves as an outsider or weirdo.
Writer Kate McLeod's alter-ego spends her days sitting at a bus stop in suburban London, reciting terrible poetry to whoever will listen.
Then we check out a photography project that recreates the dreams of South African trans sex workers and Broadly explains why the Cambodian tradition of building private "love huts" for girls may be coming to an end.
Apparently iron fists and tender souls aren't mutually exclusive.
Since she's finally been awarded the ultimate recognition—one of her plays being shown at the National Theatre in London—we thought it was time to celebrate the life and work of Sarah Kane.
Ashraf Fayadh friends and family say that the poet—who is accused of apostasy and writing love poems that were allegedly anti-Islamic—is formally fighting his sentence.
News of his upcoming execution has made international headlines, but the harsh court ruling just underscores how hard it is to be an artist in Saudi Arabia.
These poems by community worker and artist R. A. Washington explore another side of the deaths investigated in VICE's feature-length documentary, Cleveland Strangler.
We caught up with the legendary punk rocker turned memoirist and art critic to talk about his new book, Massive Pissed Love.
We sat down with the writer to talk about her career, how New York has changed, and the problems LGBT people still face.
You're not the only one who turns into Picasso after 10 mg of Ambien.
At the age of 26 an aspiring bard named F. Clive Palmer published a collection of poems. Now he's set to appear at the Queensland Poetry Festival.
Christle's latest collection of poetry is a book easily larger than the sum of all its parts; it widens the rift between fantasy and reality in a way that makes the world somehow both clearer and more mysterious.
The New York museum's new exhibition is a group show, film festival, and literary guidebook—all in one.
The latest from the VICE fiction issue.
Dancer Shareeka Harrell trained as a boxer and dug deep into Miami's black history to prepare for her role as the legendary fighter and activist.
The 21-year-old art school student has a way of capturing the uncanny nature of everyday objects and moments.
Andrew James Weatherhead is my everything and he has a new book.
We Skyped with the legendary Chilean filmmaker to ask about his life and work, from his days as a young poet in Chile to his new Kickstarter, along with discussions of psychomagic, George Harrison's anus, and a Tarot reading with Yeezus.
In Caroline Hagood's latest book, a rich New Yorker gives up modern life to live in the subway tunnels.
The old-fashioned machines have been largely replaced by computers, but they still have their fans, including Tom Hanks and the NYPD.
English poet Ant Smith wants to rid the world of penis anxiety and make men more comfortable with their bodies.
Chloe Caldwell recalls her last days with slam poetry legend Maggie Estep, who passed away at age 50 one year ago today.
The Iranian director's latest experimental feature, filmed in secret and smuggled out of his home country, is one of the Berlinale's most highly anticipated premieres.