Vol. 16, No.1, Spring 2011 (#61)

Stephen Dixon, Leslie Scalapino, Quincy Troupe, Paul Nelson, Joseph McElroy, and much more... purchase now


Stephen Dixon: What Is All This?interviewed by Paul Maliszewski
Paul Nelson: Slaughter and Afterinterviewed by Greg Bem


When the Mountains Waft: The Impact of “When” on Poetic Processby Kimberly Burwick
mnartists.org presents: Appetite for Artby Betsy Altheimer
Quincy Troupe’s American Gumboby Richard Klin

Cover artwork "Bei Dao" by Ann Mikolowski


The New Lifeby Gary Sullivan
Chapbook Corner:
The Man Who Lost His Head | by Zach Savich; Parents | by Farrah Field; Frances | by Emily Kendal Frey | reviewed by Noah Eli Gordon



Fate, Time, and Language | David Foster Wallace | by Scott F. Parker
What Ever Happened to Modernism? | Gabriel Josipovici | by Matthew Cheney
Muthologos | Charles Olson | by Patrick James Dunagan
The Harlem Renaissance Revisited | Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar, ed. | by John Pistelli
Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR’s Great Supreme Court Justices | Noah Feldman | by Jacob Appel
A Little Party Dress & I Never Dared Hope For You | Christian Bobin | by Steve Bradbury
On Paris | Ernest Hemingway | by Jesse Freedman
The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time | David L. Ulin | by Kevin Smokler
The Animal Part: Human and Other Animals in the Poetic Imagination | Mark Payne | by Stephen Burt
Urn Burial | Sir Thomas Browne | by Laird Hunt
Please Take Me Off the Guest List | Zachary Lipez, Nick Zinner, & Stacy Wakefield | by Michael Fallon
Albert York | William Corbett | by Daniel Picker
Native American Art | Gerald W. R. Ward, ed. | by Heid Erdrich


Night Soul and Other Stories | Joseph McElroy | by Scott Bryan Wilson
Breathing, In Dust | Tim Z. Hernandez | by Peter Grandbois
Cheyenne Madonna | Eddie Chuculate | by Emy Farley
Gryphon | Charles Baxter | by James Naiden
Panopticon | David Bajo | by Will Fertman
I Looked Alive | Gary Lutz | by Justin Courter
Sad Stories of the Death of Kings | Barry Gifford | by Christopher Matthew Jensen
The Petting Zoo | Jim Carroll | by Maria Damon
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me | Kate Bernheimer, ed. | by Rudi Dornemann
The Bohemians | Anne Gédéon Lafitte, Marquis de Pelleport | by Douglas Messerli
Bartleby, the Sportscaster | Ted Pelton | by John Madera
Merit Badges | Kevin Fenton | by Benjamin Woodard
The Cosmopolitans | Nadia Kalman | by Yevgeniya Traps
Portraits of a Few of the People I’ve Made Cry | Christine Sneed | by Justin Courter


Monkey Bars | Matthew Lippman | by Scott F. Parker
On Tact, & the Made Up World | Michele Glazer | by Fred Muratori
The Forest of Sure Things | Megan Snyder-Camp | by Marnie Colton
Determination | Kit Robinson | by Tyrone Williams
Floats Horse-Floats or Horse-Flows & The Dihedrons Gazelle-Dihedrals Zoom | Leslie Scalapino | by John Herbert Cunningham
New Covenant Bound | T. Crunk | by Lynnell Edwards
You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know | John Bradley | by Abby Travis
Blood Writing | Sean Sexton | by Lisa Rose Bradford


How To Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less | Sarah Glidden | by Aimee Wolf
The Zabîme Sisters | Aristophane | by David Kennedy-Logan
The Playwright | Eddie Campbell and Daren White | by Greg Baldino

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