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Scott Borchert

SCOTT BORCHERT has written for Southwest Review, Monthly Review, The Rumpus, and PopMatters, among other publications, and lives in New Jersey.

Gothic Revival Revised

Cynics may be forgiven for imagining the Brooklyn Folk Festival as an expression of the prevailing mania for old-time kitsch. Examples of this phenomenon—in apartment décor, food production, fashion, booze culture, and so on—need not be rehashed here. Thankfully, the festival isn’t one of them.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2023

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