1 The ball fields under the old bridge are lit, the fences are short, and the river stinks some nights like dead fish and men sweating after work and cigarettes, beer and piss. Here the catcher squats, toad in a jersey. I’m on deck and there’s this married woman. I’m counting the syllables of a […]
ÄNNE TROESTER spent her childhood and adolescence in Germany, Austria, and the U.S. She wrote her PhD thesis on the novels of Paul Auster and worked in academia, as a translator, and as a film critic before she turned to dubbing scripts. Her German script for Extras won a dubbing award, and she has adapted films ranging from David Lynch’s Inland Empire to the Argentinian Oscar-winner El secreto de sus ojos to the two recent Star Trek films. She lives in Berlin, Germany.
Issue 7 Winter 2013 DAVID ABRAMS is the author of Fobbit (Grove/Atlantic), a New York Times Notable Book for 2012. It was also selected as both an Indie Next pick and for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, Salon, Electric, Literature, Salamander, Connecticut Review, Five Chapters, […]
FEATURED ARTIST Glenn Brady It’s All Feel, My Dear INTERVIEWS M. C. Armstrong interviewed by David Bowen A Dragon in the Hollow Kelly Davio interviewed by Michael Schmeltzer Feeding One Another Andrew Hudgins interviewed by Okla Elliott Nothing Human Is Foreign to Laughter Stephen Kuusisto interviewed by Okla Elliott A Multiplicity of Visions George Saunders […]