Letter from the Editors

Dear Readers,

Welcome to Issue Seventy-Seven of The Collagist!

This month, we have stories from Eric G. Wilson, Jessica Plante, JoAnna Novak and Pierre Senges (Translated by Jacob Siefring).  We also have an excerpt of Jason Snyder’s Family Album. In poetry we have new work from Tara Betts, Nick Courtright, Javier Etchevarren (Translated by Jesse Lee Kercheval), and Emma Winsor Wood.  Our creative nonfiction section features an essay by Kelly Miller.

Our book review section includes coverage of Our House Was on Fire by Laura Van Prooyen (reviewed by Allison Donohue), Haints Stay by Colin Winnette (reviewed by Gabino Iglesias), A New American Field Guide and Song Book by Ryan Collins (reviewed by Jay Besemer), and Valparaiso, Round the Horn by Madeline ffitch (reviewed by Lindsey Hauck).

Thank you to all our contributors, and to you, our readers.  We hope you enjoy this issue! 

Gabriel Blackwell and Matthew Olzmann