an excerpt from THE HOLY BOOK OF THE BEARD by Duff Brenna New American Press 360 pp. $14.95 This is no wing for an unripe wit. If these feathers flutter too swiftly for you, put this page away, read Sports or Obits, or the gluttony of Heloise, Section E, p. 5. To such-a-one who lingers over […]
DUFF BRENNA is the author of six novels, including The Book of Mamie, which won the AWP Award for Best Novel; Too Cool, a New York Times Noteworthy Book; The Altar of the Body, which was awarded the Favorite Book of the Year Award by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel as well as a San Diego Writers Association Award in 2002. Brenna is the recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Award, a Milwaukee Magazine’s Best Short Story of the Year Award, and a Pushcart Prize Honorable Mention. His work has been translated into Japanese, Hebrew, Danish, Dutch, Finnish & German.
Issue 3 Fall 2010 JOY AL-SOFI currently teaches English in Hong Kong. She has worked in the high-tech industry and before that practiced law in both Oregon and Texas. Her work includes poetry, fiction and non-fiction and she has been published in the USA and Hong Kong. She has done theater reviews for community radio […]
FEATURED ARTIST Robert MacCready UNTITLED STATEMENT BY THE ARTIST notes on life and work TRANSLATIONS epigrams by Catullus, translated from the Latin by David Macey 1 : : 85 fiction by Ólafur Gunnarsson, translated from the Icelandic by Ólafur Gunnarsson and Steven Meyers THE THAW poetry by Jan Kochanowski and Adam Mickiewicz, translated from […]