Contributors: Jody Cordova, Joan Fay Cuccio, Bonnie Arant Ertelt, Randall Garrison, Stephen Gibson, Bruce Henricksen, B.D. Love, Todd James Pierce, James M. Tierney, William F. Van Wert, Christine Wiltz
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Box type: cigar, lined in Spanish cedar with brass hinges, glass top lid—13”L x 10”W x 6.5”H. Sounds fancy for a diorama and it is, but I had it in my basement, a remnant from an old boyfriend, so I …3
It is an honor to ever fell a tree.
It is an honor to close all the doors
in the house and what for. We used to,
at the swimming pool, dive down
to the bottom then swim across it,…
Contributors: Ivan Diviš, Viola Fischerová, Emil Juliš, Karel Šiktanc, Miroslav Červenka, Pavel Šrut, Ivan M. Jirous, Jiří Rulf, Jáchym Topal, Miroslav Huptych, Sylva Fischerová, Božena Spávcová, Gwendolyn Albert, Justin Quinn, Jenny Smith, Louis Armand, Vincent Farnsworth, Sharon Swingle, Paul Polansky, …0
What Belongs to You, by Garth Greenwell. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. $17, 208 pages.
Garth Greenwell’s novel What Belongs to You is a love story, but that doesn’t mean it ends with wedding bells. The romance begins in …4
All Men Are Liars, by Alberto Manguel (translated by Miranda France). Riverhead Books, 2012. $16, 224 pages.
Argentinean writer Alberto Manguel’s novel All Men Are Liars contains a series of intertwining interviews about the infamous Alejandro Bevilacqua. The novel …6
Crowded around the living room at my 50th birthday party in San Francisco, my friends recounted some of my characteristically offbeat accomplishments in recent years. I’d smuggled six inch women’s pumps past security into a U2 concert to get …1
The Jews of New Orleans and the Mississippi Delta: A History of Life and Community Along the Bayou, by Emily Ford and Barry Stiefel. The History Press, 2012. $19.99, 155 pages.
In 2002, I reigned as “King of the Jieuxs” …0
Hey Patriot, whither dost thou flag wander?
What thought could be made
complete while one is thinking?
An inkling day, a little answer
for any family’s tree.
I am aware of my many nationalities.
I know the moment the fog …
It took everything to move it in.
Sideways, on a wheeled cart,
dead-now Steve holding the thing
steady while I carried it, pulled it in
the corner myself.
My mother was proud—one
broken leg, out of tune.
No one knew …
Contributors: George Angel, Stanley H. Barkan, Mary Ellen Beveridge, Joe Bolton, Yves Bonnefoy, Daniel Bourne, Zdena Bratrsovská, T. Alan Broughton, Svetlana Burianová, Peter Cooley , Milos Crnjanski, Sagri Dhairyam, David Dungan, Linda C. Ehrlich, Bruce E. Fleming, Mark SaFranko, Cola Franzen, Phyllis Sanchez Gussler, Max …1