An interview with Monica Youn appears in DiveDapper:


“All our pleasures seem kind of suspect these days”

Monica Youn

Interviewed by Kaveh Akbar

I just read something the other day that said for the past month the record highs across America have been a ratio of 116 record highs for every record low.

Yeah, I’ve been watching the trees bud and the daffodils pop up knowing it’s all going to hard freeze again next week. My upstate district is mostly farm country. Years like this, the farmers take a beating. Not to mention the global ominousness. So, I’ve kind of been side-eying people who keep saying, “Enjoy the gorgeous weather!”

… continue reading here.

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