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 […]
JOSHUA BERNSTEIN‘s forthcoming novel, Rachel’s Tomb (New Issues 2019), won the AWP Award Series, Hackney, and Knut House Prizes. His forthcoming story collection, Stick-Light (Eyewear 2019), was a finalist for the Robert C. Jones (Pleiades Press) and Beverly Prizes. His work has appeared in Shenandoah, Tampa Review, Kenyon Review Online, Boston Review, and other journals. He will begin this fall as an assistant professor in the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi.
“You have to be wealthy in order to be great.” – Donald Trump, campaign speech, Bismarck, North Dakota, May 26, 2016 In The Power Elite, his 1956 study of the powerful’s manipulation of the powerless, C. Wright Mills, the American sociologist, sounded what would probably be his most devastating critique of ingrained assumptions about wealth: […]
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 […]