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 […]
NANDINI DHAR is the author of Historians of Redundant Moments (Agape Editions, 2017). Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in New England Review, Fugue, Memorious, New South, Best New Poets 2016, and elsewhere. Nandini hails from Kolkata, India, and divides her time between her hometown and Miami, Florida, where she works as an Assistant Professor of English at Florida International University.
If I have wandered around this city’s broken sidewalks, pothole-ridden roads, too crowded to notice another memory-heavy somnambulist, it is because, I see no glory in being ache-chiseled into an immaculate alphabet. The lengthening shadows of the hawk on the lamp-post, the murky water that fills the rust-heavy bucket of the […]
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 […]