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 […]
Jesse Lee Kercheval
JESSE LEE KERCHEVAL is the author of thirteen books of poetry, fiction, and memoir including Cinema Muto, winner of the Crab Orchard Open Selection Award, and The Alice Stories, winner of the Prairie Schooner Fiction Book Prize, as well as a translator specializing in Uruguayan poetry. She is the editor of América invertida: an anthology of younger Uruguayan poets which is forthcoming from the University of New Mexico Press.
It is a strange house. Look: the hand suddenly opens sleeping doors. There are fine staircases and high windows. The windows are open and voices can be heard singing. Singing with the voice of the earth and the air of the sky. Slow voices descend black stairs. White voices descend trembling lofty columns. They sing […]
The detailed description of the symptoms of the death by starvation of the captives in Maze Prison. The report of the surprising recovery, after an accident, of a worker or boy or young woman. The financial commentary: the rise and fall of bonds and shares. Picturesque and humorous stories. Recipes for beauty and the kitchen. […]
So absolutely unique (veins, hues). Alone only itself, alone. Leaf, a single glance separates you from the rest and makes you unique. (Or the glance found you unique . . . were you?) Were you, before it saw you, you and no one else? A leaf in the hand not in the foliage not in […]
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 […]