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 […]
MICHELLE BAILAT-JONES is a writer and translator living in Switzerland, originally from the Pacific NW. Her debut novel, Fog Island Mountains, won the 2013 Christopher Doheny Prize from the Center for Fiction. She has translated the work of renowned Swiss modernist C.F. Ramuz (Beauty on Earth, Onesuch Press, 2013, and What if the Sun… Onesuch Press, 2016), along with work by Claude Cahun, Laure Mi-Hyun Croset, Julia Allard Daudet and Céline Cerny. Her translations, fiction, poetry, and criticism have appeared in various journals including Hayden’s Ferry Review, Necessary Fiction, Ascent, Fogged Clarity, PANK, Cerise Press, The Quarterly Conversation and The Kenyon Review. She runs a literary blog called Pieces and is the translations editor at Necessary Fiction.
[Editors’ Note: Clarisse Francillon was awarded a special prize in 1943 by the Swiss Schiller Foundation. This story was published by the foundation as a “novella” in 1944.] “The burgundy is more dressy, but the navy, of course…” Rita tilted the mirror. The woman placed her foot on the ground and the suede […]
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 […]