Letters to Emma Bowlcut

Bill Callahan
Letters to Emma Bowlcut
Drag City

From an interview (with author Jon Raymond) in BOMB last year:
"I’m writing this epistolary epic poem called Letters to Emma Bowlcut that will come out on Drag City. It is the story of a boxing fan. I try to explore what I love about fights in the book, among other things. People don’t think they like boxing but if I show them the right tape, with the backstory of the fighters, they get hooked. I don’t consider it a sport. That great Joyce Carol Oates book On Boxing really explains it well."


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