James Farner

James Farner is a WLT intern studying English writing and religious studies at the University of Oklahoma. In his free time, he’s either listening to a podcast or working on The Aster Review, an OU student arts publication. He grew up in and around Minneapolis and is one of the frequenters of First Avenue who left flowers at Paisley Park after Prince died.

  • Spectators watch as an actor in costume peers inside of a mini-cooler
    James Farner
    Kimberly Richardson from Kira Obolensky’s Park and Lake. Photo © Paula Keller. Photo courtesy of Ten Thousand Things Theater Company. THE THEATER OFFERS a rich experience of immersive storyt...
  • The skyline of Minnepolis seen through an arched bridge suspended over purple water
    James Farner
    Photo: Tony Webster On April 21, 2016, a chain-link fence in a Minneapolis suburb became a monument. At Paisley Park in Chanhassen, purple flowers and balloons, stuffed animals, handwritten signs, an...
  • The three covers from the Reading List juxtaposed in a tryptich
    July 16, 2018 | James Farner
    Whether going Around the World in Eighty Days or on a slightly less ambitious journey, the best travel novels go the distance by taking the reader on a tour spanning miles, countries, and eve...
  • A close up on a female face streaked with a variety of different colored paints, her hand (also covered) is over her face but her fingers are split so her eyes are visible.
    April 16, 2018 | Taylor Hickney, James Farner
      Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings (Tate St. Ives, England) Through April 29, 2018 Virginia Woolf’s writing acts as a prism through which to explore feminist perspectives on la...

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