Contributors: John Mosier, Jacek Fuksiewicz, Andrew Horton, Drago Jancar, William Marling, David C. Estes, Franci Slivnik, Ann Ceh, Armando Valladares, Miklos Jancso, Janos Kende
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Rose Alley, by Jeremy Davies. Counterpath Press, 2009. $15.95, 192 pages.
Jeremy Davies’ debut novel Rose Alley is a conundrum of the delicious sort. Rose Alley defies containment, and Davies seems to have deliberately written an unfilmable (and …3
I flail like you wouldn’t
believe sometimes but it’s fine
because it’s mostly in airports and
looks just enough like running.
About a million people are
wearing those Bluetooth headsets
and I refuse to believe they’re all
that important so …
Susan Larson has established herself as the most visible individual guide to literary New Orleans. A new edition of her compendium, The Booklover’s Guide to New Orleans, has just been released, offering updates to its takes on New Orleans …5
Soldier On, Gale Marie Thompson’s first poetry collection (Tupelo Press 2015), examines the relationship between memory and dwelling. Thompson delights in challenging familiar idioms and rethinking relationships to cultural figures. Her poems search for a place, …5
A poet in a crowd of poets, I first met Jimmy Carter at the White House in 1980. Too short a time after that Tom T. Hall, an old friend, asked Jim Whitehead and me if we would meet him …1
You say, I’m so glad it’s summer and I agree. You say, I hope we never grow tired of each
other, and I think this is an odd thing to say in the context of summer. I say, You …
His door would open when I arrived at mine,
click of key to lock so much easier to discern
than the yin & yang of satellite jet streams.
Eyeglasses humid; hair—Einstein-wild,
he would always act surprised to see me.
There are worse deaths than singing,
worse singings than death’s.
Gently over black ever
Shifting water the wooden craft
moves out. The newspaper
soaked in itself, sinks.
And the city, there, the circles floating
on the sea articulating growth we…
The Adventure of the Busts of Eva Perón, by Carlos Gamerro (translated by Ian Barnett). And Other Stories, 2015. $16, 352 pages.
Carlos Gamerro’s surreal and very funny novel The Adventure of the Busts of Eva Perón follows the ambitious …4
Contributors: Thomas Cooper, Peter Joseph Gloviczki, Kevin Prufer, Nicolas Hundley, Monica Berlin, James Capozzi, Evan Hanczor, Brent Van Horne, Kaethe Schwehn, Nansŏrhŏn Hŏ, Garth Greenwell, R. E. Bowse, Nicky Beer, Laura Longsong, Mark Edward Pursell, Jennifer Whitaker, Tom Christopher, Desmond …0