Issue 12 Winter 2018 RUTH AWAD is an award-winning Lebanese-American poet whose debut poetry collection, Set to Music a Wildfire, won the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize from Southern Indiana Review Press. She is the recipient of a 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and her work has appeared in New Republic, The Missouri Review Poem of the Week, Sixth […]
GRZEGORZ WRÓBLEWSKI is the author of several books of poetry, drama, as well as flash and longer fictions. In addition to his various publications Wróblewski’s paintings have been shown throughout Europe. He was born in Gdańsk and grew up in Warsaw. Much of his work has been situated by his life as an émigré writer. He has lived in Copenhagen since 1985. English translations of his work include Our Flying Objects (trans. Adam Zdrodowski, Otoliths, 2010), Kopenhaga (trans. Piotr Gwiazda, Zephyr Press, 2013), Let’s Go Back to the Mainland (trans. Agnieszka Pokojska, Červená Barva Press, 2014), and Zero Visibility (trans. Piotr Gwiazda, Phoneme Media, 2017). His translated poetry has also been anthologized in Carnivorous Boy, Carnivorous Bird: Poetry from Poland. Selected ed. Marcin Baran. Eds. Anna Skucinska and Elżbieta Wócik-Leese, Zephyr Press, 2004).
Mr. Z still had many things to do. He always woke up early and prepared his mind to get them done properly. He looked around the room, examining the wall and ceiling; checked the cacti. They never wanted for water. Mr. Z always took good care of his home. Next, he dusted the lamp that […]
Mr. Z realized what he was doing: —It sufficed that the program be changed or that only incorrect programming be added—Mr. Z was comforted by the unprogrammed android. Mr. Z stroked it until it turned pink, until it had something that resembled a shell of a human face. —They filled me with unnecessary information and […]
INTERVIEWS Eric Shonkwiler interviewed by David Bowen Power & Light Juan Gelacio interviewed by Robert Joe Stout Invisible on Paper ESSAYS Leonard Kress What Kind of Parent Lets a Thirteen-Year-Old Cancel Her Bat Mitzvah? Erinn Seifert Changing FICTION Mollie Boutell Intimates Malcolm Cumming Mere Anarchy Liz Egan Sgt. Lawson Brian Kamsoke Useful Things POETRY Ruth […]