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 […]
ROBERT NAZARENE is founding editor of The American Journal of Poetry. In 2006 he published the winning volume of poetry for The National Book Critics Circle Award under his MARGIE /IntuiT House Poetry Series imprint. His collections are CHURCH (2006) and Empire de la Mort (forthcoming in 2018). His poems appear in AGNI, Callaloo, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, Plume, Prairie Schooner, Salmagundi, and elsewhere. He was educated at The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
for Immanuel: IL MIGLIOR IMPRESARIO DI POMPE FUNEBRI I. THE CRUSH OF THE DEAD Humans are the cruelest mice, breeding memorials out of the dead grass, mixing memory and monstrosity, excavating the last from the first. A man hath no greater love— than gnawing at his own ropes. I glance down from my […]
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 […]