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While you sleep, I watch a movie. A man bangs his head against a shelf in a library. It’s the magazine section: I can almost tell the year of the movie from the magazine titles. I …0
It was so early in the morning that the light could hardly be called light, and an unseasonable frost lay over the ground like a warning. Hector Olivares, esq, sat in his automobile, holding tightly to …2
Contributors: G.C. Waldrep, Miranda Lake, Christopher Kirsch, Buzz Mauro, Adam Weinstein, C. McAllister Williams, Sarah Blackman, Scott McWaters, Jeannette Allée, Heather Christle, Dora Malech, Dorine Jennette, Chris Haven, Margarito Cuéllar, Glen Pourciau, Peter Grandbois, Michele Glazer, Anne Shaw, Garry Craig …0
American Busboy, by Matthew Guenette. The University of Akron Press, 2011. $14.95, 64 pages.
American Busboy is an edgy take on the highs and lows of thankless work. Matthew Guenette dives deep into the service industry, unearthing the strange dynamics created …2
After The Wind: 1996 Everest Tragedy, One Survivor’s Story, by Lou Kasischke, Good Hart Publishing, 2014, $25, 311 pages.
After The Wind is an autobiographical account of Lou Kasischke’s summit attempt of Mount Everest as part of the 1996 …0
For an ancient art, the epic poem has experienced a long and slow near-demise. In preliterate times, the bardic storyteller traditionally served a variety of purposes: historian, entertainer, propagandist, even prophet—functions that bound a community together and offered a common
A student recently confronted me with the maxim that most poets, novelists, and playwrights suffer from a disease he called “universal stuffiness.” Trying to be “relevant,” I agreed that literature on the whole was perhaps the stuffiest of the stuffy …5
Both Flesh and Not, by David Foster Wallace. Little Brown, 2012. $26.99, 336 pages.
Some folks’ deaths loom large. These passings linger over everybody else’s lives the way an ex-partners’ old shirt remains in a lump in the corner …5
Contributors: Susan Barker Adamo, Malaika King Albrecht, Randy Bates, John Biguenet, Rebecca Black, Don Brady, Catherine Savage Brosman, Maxine Cassin, Peter Cooley, Nancy Cotton, Joel Dailey, Margo Davis, Phanuel Akubueze Egejuru, Gina Ferrara, Ken Fontenot, Dennis Formento, Ken French, Louis Gallo, …2
Contributors: Ryzard Bugajski, Pablo Neruda,Marina Kaplan,Ricardo Piglia, Silvina Ocampo, Anghel Dumraveanu, Ana Maria Matute, Michael Szporer, Margaret Sayers Peden, Daniel Balderston, Adam J. Sorkin and Irina Grigorescu, Michael Scott Doyle
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