Issue 9 Summer 2015 PAUL ADLER received his MFA from Columbia University, where Matthew Zapruder selected his thesis manuscript as winner of the 2012 David Craig Austin Prize. Paul currently works as the Assistant Editor of Westchester Magazine. JACOB M. APPEL is the author of the novels The Biology of Luck and The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up. His fourth collection […]
ALEX CIGALE’s own English language poems have appeared widely, in such periodicals as the Colorado Review, Green Mountains Review, North American Review, Tampa Review, and The Literary Review, and his translations from the Russian can be found in Cimarron Review, Literary Imagination, Modern Poetry in Translation, New England Review, PEN America, and elsewhere. He is on the editorial boards of COEUR journal, MadHat Annual, St. Petersburg Review, Third Wednesday, and Verse Junkies. From 2011 until 2013, he was Assistant Professor at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. He was born in Chernovtsy, Ukraine, and lived in St. Petersburg, Russia, near Tel Aviv, Israel, in and near Rome, Italy before immigrating with his family to the United States, in 1975. His Mikhail Eremin, Poems, New and Selected, is forthcoming from University of Iowa Press.
TRANSLATOR’S NOTE: A collection of Mayakovsky’s writing on film, KINO, appeared posthumously in the USSR in 1937, and the constructivist influence of film on the structure of his own poems is evident throughout, as in his major work “Cloud in Trousers” (1915) which incorporates elements of film narrative suh as dissolves, ellipses, and parallel plots. In his […]
NONFICTION David Kirby Photos by Barbara Hamby Cows and Wows: Why India Works Depite Itself and What We Can Learn from Its Example INTERVIEW Garnett Kilberg Cohen Interviewed by Okla Elliott Freshness, Craft, and Time FICTION Jacob M. Appel Gable’s Whiskers David Armstrong Gracile Laurie Blauner The Solace of Monsters Garnett Kilberg Cohen Bad […]