About

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Andrew Gallix teaches at the Sorbonne and edits 3:AM Magazine. His work has appeared in publications ranging from The Guardian and Times Literary Supplement to Dazed & Confused. He divides his time between Scylla and Charybdis.

Writer * Freelance journalist * Editor-in-Chief/owner of 3:AM Magazine (since 2000) * Inventor of the literary blog with Buzzwords (launched in 2000) * Founder of the Offbeats and the Slow Writing Movement * Teacher at the Sorbonne, Paris (since 1992) * Occasional translator. * Founder/webmaster of Surplus Matter (2006-13) * Blogger at the Guardian and Slow Planet

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CONTACT:
andrew@3ammagazine.com
agallix@free.fr

FURTHER READING:
+ Linn Levy, “Debord j’adore,” Edelweiss December 2014: 48-49 (interviewed)

+ Thom Cuell, Rev. of The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure by CD Rose, The Workshy Fop 10 November 2014

+ “What We Wore: Nina Manandhar,” Clash 7 November 2014 (picture)

+ Daisy Woodward, “What We Wore: A People’s History of British Style,” Another Magazine 5 November 2014 (picture, quoted)

+ Michael Dirda, Rev. of The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure by CD Rose, The Washington Post 5 November 2014

+ Jonathon Sturgeon, “In Praise of Literary Failure,” Flavorwire 30 October 2014

+ Paul Gorman, “What We Wore: An Intelligent and Egalitarian Celebration of Our Collective Visual Invention,” Paul Gorman Is 30 October 2014 (picture)

+ David Winters, “An Interview with David Winters” by Matthew Jakubowski, truce 21 October 2014 (mentioned)

+ Douglas Lord, Rev. of The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure by CD Rose, Library Journal 16 October 2014

+ Dan Piepenbring, “Postcards From Another Planet,” The Paris Review 3 September 2014 (quoted)

+ “On the Shelf,” The Paris Review 17 July 2014 (quoted)

+ Will Coldwell, “Throwback Thursday: On Holiday in the 1980s – In Pictures,” The Guardian 3 April 2014 (picture)

+ Jeff Bursey, Rev. of [SIC], by Davis Schneiderman, The Quarterly Conversation 10 March 2014 (article mentioned)

+ Richard Marshall, “Borges’s ‘Funes the Memorious’,” 3:AM Magazine 9 March 2014

+ Eve Dawoud, “What We Wore,” Teenage 8 February 2014 (picture)

+ Carlos Magro, “Gallix,” fragmentos escritos 25 January 2014 (quoted)

+ J. W. Cormack, “Jason Schwartz,” BOMB 7 January 2014 (article mentioned)

“What We Wore by” by Jesse Barron, i-D Magazine 2O December 2013 (picture)

+ Linn Levy, “La faim du livre,” Edelweiss December 2013 (interviewed)

+ George Berger, Let’s Submerge: Tales From the Punk Rock Underground 26 November 2013 (mentioned)

+ Bethanie Blanchard, “This Week in Books,” Guardian Australia Culture Blog 17 November 2013 (mentioned; quoted)

+ Douglas Glover, “The End of Realist Stories — Andrew Gallix @ theguardian.com,” Numéro Cinq Blog 12 November 2012

+ Ben Ashwell, “An Interview with Tony O’Neill,” Bookslut November 2013 (mentioned)

+ Douglas Glover, Introduction, “Of Literary Bondage,” Numéro Cinq 13 August 2013

+ Richard Marshall, “Modernist Ghosts,” 3:AM Magazine 18 June 2013 (review)

+ Guardian Weekly 14 June 2013 (mentioned)

+ Douglas Glover, “Fifty Shades of Grey; Fiction,” Numéro Cinq 8 June 2013 (review)

+ Enrique Vila-Matas, “Vamos Rezagados,” El ayudante de Vilnius 1 May 2013 (quoted)

+ Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera and Vamsi K. Koneru, eds, Paris in American Literatures: On Distance as a Literary Resource (Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickson University Press, 2013) (mentioned)

+ Richard Marshall, “No Thing,” 3:AM Magazine 29 March 2013

+ Illya Szilak, “Killing the Literary: The Death of E-Lit,” The Huffington Post 19 March 2013 (mentioned)

+ Tom Bradley, Rev. of Apparitional Experience, 3:AM Magazine 6 March 2013

+ Lars Iyer, “Outside Literature: The Lars Iyer Interview,” The Quarterly Conversation 31 4 March 2013 (mentioned)

+ “Reading the Unreadable,” The Stone Philosophy Links, The New York Times 27 February 2013

+ Lars Iyer, “Impossible Literature,” 3:AM Magazine 6 February 2013 (mentioned)

+ “Pathos: Andrew Gallix,” Full Stop 16 January 2013 (interview)

+ Deborah Levy, “8 Questions for Deborah Levy,” Fleeting 22 December 2012 (mentioned)

+ Nicolle Elizabeth, “Go Forth (Vol. 4),” The Believer Logger 14 November 2012 (interview)

+ Lori Hettler, “Indie Spotlight – 3:AM Press,” The Next Best Book Blog 10 November 2012 (mentioned)

+ Serena Danna, “Black out spaventa la rivista online: spariti nella Rete 12 anni di lavoro,” Corriere della Sera 11 July 2012: 29 (interview)

+ Nick Clark, “Web Hits Delete on Magazine’s 12-Year Archive,” The Independent 6 July 2012 (interview)

+ Edward Champion, “3:AM Magazine — How Twelve Years of Literary Content Disappeared in an Instant,” Reluctant Habits 6 July 2012 (interview)

+ Elisa Giuliana, “Dark Times,” Nude Review 1 15 February 2012 (mentioned)

+ Nathan Ihara, “Has Literature Always Been Dying Since the Beginning?” Melville House Books 12 January 2012

+ A picture of me in the punk days was posted on the ISYS tumblr on 1 November 2011

+Darran Anderson, “Unsecured by Landscape,” 3:AM Magazine 27 October 2011

+ Richard Lea, “Back to the Future of Fiction,” Guardian Books 7 October 2011 (mentioned)

+ Lee Rourke, “A Bookshop Going Places,” Guardian Books 13 July 2011 (referenced)

+ Reading/translating with Stewart Home at Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris, 19 March 2011

+ Anthony Cuthbertson, “From the Lost to the Beat to Now,” Notes From the Underground 19 November 2010 [archived here]

+ Dan Holloway, “Beat Me Before I Come Up With Any More Crass Metaphors,” Eight Cuts 13 November 2010 [archived here]

+ Tom Bradley, “Upon Reading ‘Celesteville’s Burning‘” 5 October 2010

+ Katie Allen, “Indie Literary Sites Start Coming of Age,” The Bookseller 8 October 2010 [archived here]

+ Tom Bradley, “Surplus Will: the Stories of Andrew Gallix,” Put It Down in a Book (Cedar Park, TX: 2009) [pp. 21-26; archived here]

+ Tom Bradley, “Crossing Chaos Enigmatic Ink: Locus of the Enigmatic Polygeneration,” Exquisite Corpse June 2009 (mentioned and quoted) [archived here]

+ Patrice Carrer, “Repères Critiques,” Notre Dame du Vide by Tony O’Neill (Paris: 13E Notes Editions, 2009) (mentioned on p. 237 and quoted on p. 238) [archived here]

+ Jack Henry, “3:AM Magazine Interview: Andrew Gallix,” Heroin Love Songs 5 Spring 2009: 87-90

+ Inés Martin Rodrigo, “Alunizaje perfecto de la armada offbeat,” ABC 26 March 2009 (mentioned) [archived here]

+ ArtGerust, “La literatura Offbeat, el nacimiento de una nueva generacion,” ArtGerust 18 February 2009 (mentioned) [archived here]

+ David F. Hoenigman, “An Interview With Tom Bradley,” Word Riot February 2009 (mentioned)

+ Inés Martin Rodrigo, “‘Sea lo que sea, estoy contra ello,” ABC 16 February 2009 (quoted) [archived here]

+ Nick Kocz and Manisha Sharma respond to my Guardian piece on e-literature in their introduction to the Fall 2008 edition of The New River December 2008 [archived here]

+ Interviewed about the Offbeats (along with Gerry Feehily) in Minuit/Dix, a radio programme on France Culture 5 November 2008 (12.10pm-1am)

+ Donari Braxton, “The Consumption of Context: a Conversation With Author Hillary Raphael,” Anthem magazine 20 September 2008 (mentioned) [archived here]

+ Pat King, “Interview With Mikael Covey,” The Guild of Outsider Writers 15 June 2008 (mentioned)

+ Jennifer Cuddy, “Offbeat With Andrew Gallix,” Literary Kicks 2 June 2008 (interviewed) [archived here]

+ John O’Connell, review of Lee Rourke’s Everyday, Time Out 4 February 2008 [archived here]

+ Huw Nesbitt, “Brit Lit of the Post-Punk Generation,” Slates6 December 2007

+ Sarah Fakray, “Tell It Like It Is: The Offbeats,” Dazed & Confused November 2007 (quoted p. 297)

+ Lee Rourke, “Less Is More…,Scarecrow Comment 22 October 2007 (mentioned)

+ Rebecca Gillieron and Catheryn Kilgarriff, The Bookaholics’ Guide to Book Blogs (London: Marion Boyars, 2007) (quoted on pp. 47-48 and mentioned on pp. 138, 139 and 153)

+ Susan Tomaselli, “Purposely Resisting All That: An Interview With Lee Rourke,dogmatika September 2007 (mentioned)

+ Kelly Buckley, “Mr Writer,The Great Small Fishes (September-November 2007) (interviewed)

+ Tom Bradley, “Surplus Will,nthposition 7 August 2007 (article devoted to my short stories)

+ Clare Margetson, “The Hay Relay: The End-less Wait is Over,” The Guardian 4 July 2007 (mentioned)

+ Sam Jordison, “Surfing the New Literary Wave,Guardian Books Blog 12 February 2007 (mentioned)

+ Sam Jordison, “Literature For the MySpace Generation,The Guardian Wednesday 7 February 2007 (mentioned)

INTERVIEWS:
+ Linn Levy, “Debord j’adore,” Edelweiss December 2014: 48-49

+ Linn Levy, “La faim du livre,” Edelweiss December 2013

+ “Pathos: Andrew Gallix,” Full Stop 16 January 2013

+ Nicolle Elizabeth, “Go Forth (Vol. 4),” The Believer Logger 14 November 2012

+ Serena Danna, “Black out spaventa la rivista online: spariti nella Rete 12 anni di lavoro,” Corriere della Sera 11 July 2012: 29

+ Nick Clark, “Web Hits Delete on Magazine’s 12-Year Archive,” The Independent 6 July 2012

+ Edward Champion, “3:AM Magazine — How Twelve Years of Literary Content Disappeared in an Instant,” Reluctant Habits 6 July 2012

+ Jack Henry, “3:AM Magazine Interview: Andrew Gallix,” Heroin Love Songs 5 Spring 2009: 87-90

+ Inés Martin Rodrigo, “‘Sea lo que sea, estoy contra ello,” ABC 16 February 2009 [archived here]

+ Interviewed about the Offbeats (along with Gerry Feehily) in Minuit/Dix, a radio programme on France Culture 5 November 2008 (12.10pm-1am)

+ Jennifer Cuddy, “Offbeat With Andrew Gallix,” Literary Kicks 2 June 2008 [archived here]

+ Rebecca Gillieron and Catheryn Kilgarriff, The Bookaholics’ Guide to Book Blogs (London: Marion Boyars, 2007) (quoted on pp. 47-48)

+ Kelly Buckley, “Mr Writer,The Great Small Fishes (September-November 2007)

Writers I like:
JG Ballard / Donald Barthelme / Jorge Luis Borges / Maurice Blanchot / Christine Brooke-Rose / Anne Carson / Robert Coover / Arthur Cravan / Stanley Crawford / Simon Critchley / Lydia Davis / Brian Dillon / Geoff Dyer / Jennifer Egan / Félix Fénéon / Macedonio Fernández / Ronald Firbank / Lars Iyer / Edmond Jabès / Anna Kavan / Rachel Kushner / Nick Land / Ben Lerner / Jonathan Lethem / Deborah Levy / Sam Lipsyte / Clarice Lispector / Gary Lutz / Enrique Vila-Matas / Félicien Marboeuf / David Markson / Tom McCarthy / Susana Medina / Steven Millhauser / Dylan Nice / Joe Orton / Jacques Rigaut / Nicholas Rombes / David Rose / Christine Schutt / Jean-Philippe Toussaint / Jacques Vaché / Robert Walser / Joanna Walsh

My favourite albums:
A Winged Victory For The Sullen – A Winged Victory For The Sullen (Erased Tapes, 2011) / All Mod Cons – The Jam (Polydor, 1978) / The Clash – The Clash (CBS, 1977) / Crossing the Red Sea with the Adverts – The Adverts (Bright, 1978) / Cut – The Slits (Island, 1979) / Damned Damned Damned – The Damned (Stiff, 1977) / Epiphany in Brooklyn – Brenda Kahn (Chaos, 1992) / Exile in Guyville – Liz Phair (Matador, 1993) / Give ‘Em Enough Rope – The Clash (CBS, 1978) / If We Can’t Trust the Doctors – Blanche (V2 Records, 2004) /

My favourite singles:
“How Much Longer?” – Alternative TV (Deptford Fun City, 1977) / “Love Lies Limp” – Alternative TV (S. G. Records, 1977) /

My favourite films:
A Cock and Bull Story (Michael Winterbottom, 2006) / Alfie (Lewis Gilbert, 1966) / Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland, 2012) / Buffalo ’66 (Vincent Gallo, 1998) / Deep End (Jerzy Skolimowski, 1970) /Don’t Look Now (Nicolas Roeg, 1973) / Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, 2009) / Get Carter (Mike Hodges, 1971) / The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967) / The Great Rock’n’Roll Swindle (Julien Temple, 1980) / A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, 2005) / If (Lindsay Anderson, 1968) / Jubilee (Derek Jarman, 1978) / Lost In Translation (Sofia Coppola, 2003) / Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese, 1973) / Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders, 1984) / Permanent Vacation (Jim Jarmusch, 1980) / Pierrot le Fou (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965) / Sideways (Alexander Payne, 2004) / Somewhere (Sofia Coppola, 2010) / Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tomas Alfredson, 2011) / 24 Hour Party People (Michael Winterbottom, 2002) / Un Homme qui dort (Bernard Queysanne, 1974) / Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (Steve Box & Nick Park, 2005) / The Man Who Fell to Earth (Nicolas Roeg, 1976) / Up the Junction (Peter Collinson, 1968)

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