Summer/Fall 2017
(Vol. XI, No. 2)

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Shelley Wong: Coup de foudre • Of Queens • Ephemeral Dress
Michael Collier: Koi
Anthony DiPietro: Graybeard’s Love Poem • The Mail Comes After Dark, If It Comes at All • Psalm for All the Broken Hearts in Key West
Carl Phillips: New Orders • On Being Asked to Be More Specific When It Comes to Longing
Linda Pastan: “Memory of a Bird” • “Interior, Woman at the Window” Caillebotte, 1880
Natalie De Paz: Cuadrado de Sabzeh (Square of Grass) • El Viandero • 234 East 7th Street
Hilma Wolitzer: The Late Show • Truffles
Miranda Beeson: Reverse Drive • Karen’s Deli • Ex Libris
Nancy Keating: Prayer to Saint Acrylius • Prayer to Saint Dita Von Graph • Prayer to Saint Lydia • Prayer to Saint Maureen
Billy Collins: Kitchen Chair • Empty House • Life Expectancy



Grant Snider: Ingredients of Shakespeare • Character Development • Writing Exercises
Matt Collins: Sun Block


Meg Wolitzer: Deep Lie the Woods
Tiphanie Yanique: The Day the Detectives Came
Olabajo Dada : The Bar Beach Show
Melanie Pierce: Selah, excerpt
Jaime Osnato: The Liar’s Handbook
J. E. Nissley: Strings Attached
Julia Alvarez: Coup
Barbara Wright: Anny in Love
Beverly Tan Murray: Wynwood
Christine Pacson: Asa Guerrero
Marlene Siering: Eating Poppies with the Dead
Matthew Klam: Farvela du Harvelfarv


creative Nonfiction

Roger Rosenblatt: Don’t Love Thy Neighbor
Eve Ensler, Péter Zilahy, Jaime Manrique, Siri Hustvedt: #WriteOurDemocracy
Angela Merkel: Overcoming the Walls
Antonio Romani: Crossing
Zinnia Smith: Owns a Doubt
Janet Frame: An Autobiography, excerpt
Adam Armstrong: Crème de Pêche
Kaylie Jones: One True Friend 


FRank Mccourt memoir prize

Suzy Vitello: Delivering
Sarah Cadorette: Sounds Kept in the Valley of the Tongue


In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Byron Dobell • Thomas Lux • Derek Walcott 



Will Wilson: A Photographic Exchange
Donald Sultan: Absence, Presence, Texture
Clio Newton: Reinventing an Aesthetic
Bob Tabor: Horse Whisperings
Jacob Cooley: Hallowed Places