Saturday
Apr152017

Issue Ninety

April 2017       

 

Letter from the Editor
Gabriel Blackwell 

FICTION

Easter Sunday
Roberta Allen 

The Strangest Man for Hundreds of Miles
Nate Pritts 

Multiples of Four
Marie Schutt

Juliet and Brother John
Catherine Gammon

The Condoleezza Rice Fan Club Visits Akron, Ohio
Greg Gerke

A Headachy Day
Zsuzsa Takács
translated by Erika Mihálycsa 

POETRY

Banner
Hazem Fahmy

A Lesson on Erasure with "Banner"

Mythic
Mechanics of the Negro
Nkosi Nkululeko

A Lesson on Dinggedicht with "Mechanics of the Negro"

Aubade
Caleb Curtiss

A Lesson on Aubade with "Aubade"

Aftershock
The End of the Road

Martin Ott

A Lesson on Prose Poetry with "The End of the Road" and "Aftershock"

What I Needed to Say to Texas
Andrew Koch

A Lesson on Apostrophe with "What I Needed to Say to Texas"

After the Ascent, Ganymede
Liana Roux

A Lesson on Contemporizing Classics with "After the Ascent, Ganymede"

Physical Education
Lucy Wainger 

A Lesson on Poetics of the Body with "Physical Education"

Clearing
John A. Nieves

A Lesson on List Poems with "Clearing"

NONFICTION

The Repairs
Jennifer Militello

Recurring Dog & Rare Thing (9 Years, 13 Dreams)
Helen Betya Rubinstein 

BOOK REVIEWS 

The Brand New Catastrophe by Mike Scalise
reviewed by David Plick 

Güera by Rebecca Gaydos
reviewed by David Nilsen

Imagine Not Drowning by Kelli Allen
reviewed by Layla Azmi Goushey

Receipt by Karen Leona Anderson
reviewed by Michelle McMillan-Holifield

Night Garden by Carrie Mullins
reviewed by Denton Loving 

Hot Season by Susan DeFreitas
reviewed by Michael B. Tager 

 

 

 

 

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