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Blue Labyrinths is your home for books, philosophy, theory, and interesting ideas.

Matt Bluemink | Founder/Editor

Matt is a philosophy graduate from London. His main interests are the connections between philosophy, literature, technology and culture. He spends too much time talking about Jorge Luis Borges and Bernard Stiegler and occaisionally writes about books at https://partialmagic.wordpress.com/

Sam Woolfe | Staff Writer

Sam is a philosophy graduate from Durham University. Currently he is a News Researcher for Precise and blogs at samwoolfe.com. His main areas of interest are civil liberties, mental health, psychology, environmentalism and animal rights.

Josiah Nelson | Staff Writer

Josiah is a Humanities student from Canada, with a specific interest in literary theory. He enjoys the work of Heller, Vonnegut, Pynchon and DeLillo, but not of Tom Robbins. Philosophically, he is interested in deconstruction and postmodernism, despite being frequently confused by them. He also enjoys the convergence of post-rock and shoegaze.

Christopher Sanacore | Staff Writer

Christopher is a soon-to-be graduate from Bennington College with a mix degree in education and sociolinguistics. He is interested in power relations through language and politics within pedagogical settings. Like Foucault, his favorite meal is a club sandwich and coke.

Connor Shirley | Contributor

Connor is a Middle East and North African Studies Graduate from the University of Arizona. He specializes in 20th century literature and philosophy as well as religious studies.

James Wright | Contributor

James is a Briton currently located in Busan, South Korea. His vice is gluttony, his virtue is empathy. He writes bona fide contemplation and politics. He is currently a journalist at http://www.thecanary.co/author/james/

Theo Alexander | Contributor

Theo is a Lecturer at Central St Martins on the Modern Art History short course. He graduated from Westminster University with an MA in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies. He composes music and writes in London

Richard Herbert | Contributor

Richard is a web developer and writer who enjoys applying arcane philosophy to film and literature that probably don’t deserve it. He’s a fan of the writings of Italo Calvino, the films of Michael Haneke, and the music of Alfred Schnittke.

Nick Vetro | Contributor

Nick was born, studies philosophy at the University of Central Florida, blogs at nothingincolor.blogspot.com, is interested in German idealism, psychoanalysis, literary theory, and will die.

Caleb Majeski | Contributor

Caleb is a 20-something resident of Los Angeles California who will fervently defend that he had his first experience of Existential Dread at the age of eight. His interests range from current events to the most speculative areas of critical theory and everything in between, presenting a strange loyalty to Gilles Deleuze, Theodore Adorno and Jacques Lacan.

Matt Ftacek | Contributor

Matt is a student of writing and literature at Northern Michigan University. He is interested in ludology, plague literature, postmodernism, and more.

 

Contact

If you have any inquiries or you’ve had a look at the articles on the site and think you might be interested in writing for us send an email to bluelabyrinths@gmail.com with a writing sample and any questions you might have about the site. I’ll try and get back to you within a day or two. We look forward to working with you!

“Among the ancient elements, blue occurs everywhere: in ice and water, in the flame as purely as in the flower, overhead and inside caves, covering fruit and oozing out of clay.” – William H. Gass

“There is no need to build a labyrinth when the entire universe is one.” – Jorge Luis Borges

Don’t get lost.

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