Issue 13 Summer 2018 HANIF ABDURRAQIB is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. His poetry has been published in Muzzle, Vinyl, PEN American, and various other journals. His essays and music criticism have been published in The FADER, Pitchfork, The New Yorker, and The New York Times. His first full length poetry collection, The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, was released in […]
Barbara Kreader Skalinder
BARBARA KREADER SKALINDER has taught in her independent studio since 1974. One of the coauthors of the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library, she has given workshops in more than two hundred cities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. Formerly the editor of Clavier magazine, she is also a published poet. Kreader Skalinder received her M.M. Degree from Northwestern University, where she studied with Laurence Davis and Frances Larimer. She lives in Evanston, Illinois.
Freshman year – Hell Week hazing found you bathed in lust. If only Mrs. Davis LCW had confirmed your fear you were gay. Instead you, the boy I chose, called me nymphomaniac on our wedding night, and I agreed, put away my ice-white chemise. the man I still loved, phoned: Rescue me. I’m obsessed with men […]
INTERVIEWS Hanif Abdurraqib interviewed by Ruth Awad Joy Is Not Promised to You ESSAYS Joshua Bernstein The Gospel of Dearth Tom Larsen The Nightmare Next Door Jerome Richard Good and Decent People Janette Schafer The Miracle of Ordinary FICTION Eric Barnes Time Space Thomas Jacobs The Death of Z Ignacio Ortiz Monasterio Fighting for His […]