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 […]
ARNE WEINGART lives in Chicago, where he is the principal of a graphic design firm specializing in identity and wayfinding. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and his book, Levitation for Agnostics, was chosen as the 2014 winner of the New American Poetry Prize and will be published in 2015.
You may have grown up thinking you were one thing or the other but at some point you have to decide, really decide which it is you bring to the table, and pardon me if I ask but whose table is it and where does it, so to speak, reside and what shape—if it has […]
Buffalo girls won’t you come out tonight, Come out tonight, come out tonight? Buffalo girls won’t you come out tonight And dance by the light of the moon? – American minstrel song I. What in point of objective fact do we intend for the Buffalo girls when and if they […]
You painted Las Vegas before it ever existed. I bet you never thought anyone would take abstract expressionism so literally. Such gaudy fantasies taken to impossible extremes by no taste and money. It’s your kind of town. Why else would your self-portrait end up in The Guggenheim Gallery located just off the reception lobby of […]
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 […]