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Issue 13 (Winter 2013)

Daniel José Older tells us the truth. Erik Gleibermann talks about Mandela. Joe Hessert goes to Somalia. Michael Schuval used to touch the sun. Matt Cornish takes a long walk. Susan Rich on still lifes. LiAnn Yim moves into a new house. Mark Dow makes arrangements. Marjorie S. Rosenthal buys a dog. Priscilla Atkins is a little tired of trees. Jonathan Fink goes to Cuba. Ben Berman on movies, reality, postmodernism. Alessandro Mario Powell laces his pasta. Noah Charney gets ready to write. Download the full issue here.

Issue 12 (Summer 2013)

Andrew Battershill is hungry in class. Jason Heller comes back from Dead Man’s Curve. Judith Chalmer is smitten. Adrienne Martini fixes an outboard motor with a knitting needle. Emily Schulten contemplates ruination. Alexandra Ghaly rows out to sea. Suad Ali tells secrets. Mikko Harvey reminds us that they made gunpowder to launch fireworks first. Barry Jay Kaplan waits a long time to pull a fast one. Caroline Gambell melts snow. Emma Schaeffer is between needles and pennies. Bidisha Banerjee looks through warped glass with Rebecca Solnit. F. Brett Cox goes for a ride. Christina Seymour has a splinter. Craig Parmelee Carter digs for clams. Noah Charney has a proposition for you. Henry Jacob, Maggie Guarino-Trier, and Joanne Paone-Gill emerge victorious. Download the full issue here.

Issue 11 (Winter 2012)

George HS Singer gets what they euphemistically call psychosurgery. Dustin Junkert goes to market. Liam Callanan tweets. Jeff Mock is up all night. Sydney Spiesel looks back fondly. Rachel Hadas writes a poem about poems. Matt Salyer learns how to kill. Hannah Craig isn’t looking for a sermon. Joy Ladin wrestles with the past. Bruce Fleming asks and tells. Margot Schilpp is in the kitchen. Brian Ross is breathless. Laura Manuelidis takes a New England drive. Kit Reed on trying to be popular, once. Calvin Olsen translates Alberto de Lacerda on what it is. Heron Haas goes digging. Michael D. Byrne concludes.

Issue 10 (Summer 2012)

Jeff VanderMeer is pulling your leg, the one you think you have. Toby Jensen Perkins tells a short story that begs for forgiveness. Elizabeth T. Gray Jr. writes poetry at home in the world, even Afghanistan. Stephen Burt knows what’s between his legs, but it’s not that simple. Nick Mamatas finds the downside of rapid transit. Willard Spiegelman reads the read of an older man. Frank Bill: man at work. Matt Salyer puts Red Bull in one of his two poems. Randall Horton calls the Amistad by another name. James Charbonneau can make an actuary interesting. Brian Cordell takes the leap. Suzanne Richardson is desperately seeking Meredith. Greg Santos holds her close. Wende Crow pays attention. Tarpley Hitt, Samantha Ostrowski, and Willow Maya Giannotti-Garlinghouse are the champions of the world. Download the entire issue here.

Issue 9 (Winter 2011)

Stephen Burt tells us about the band you should have played at nerd camp. Nick Antosca tells a fable about how dog ownership can go wrong. Joy Ladin celebrates her birthday at the bookstore—and does more with poems. Lisa Dickler Awano interviews Alice Munro (need we say more?). Alice Munro allows us to reprint her classic short story, “Wood.” James Berger wonders how Conrad can become opera. James May on Coleridge and love, in poems. David W. Goldman allows us to choose our own adventure (remember?). Megan Cowen offers poetry from when she was six days old, and poetry from yesterday. Donald Brown rescues James Joyce. Chelsea Rathburn tells us how to cope, or writes poetry trying. Andrew Madigan tells us where the body is buried. Mekeel McBride shoots a trey, and scores. E. Powell head-shrinks us—or is “psychoanalyzes” the preferred term? Rachael Scarborough King recounts and reconnoiters with the TV recaps. W. Travis Helms sends us off on a reverie. Download the complete issue here.

Issue 8 (Summer 2011)

Amy Hempel (in a classic story, reprinted) reads the heart of a lonely daughter. Jim Shepard reads the heart of Hempel’s fiction. Ravi Shankar and Lena Kallergi go palm reading. Kevin Frazier speaks of why the electrocuted entertain us so. Maya Pindyck puts us through an inquisition, then lies down on the grass. Are you dead? Then does Rachel Swirsky have an offer for you. Brian Cochran migrates, meditates. Michael Milburn did not attend his Harvard reunion, except in his mind. Nancy Kuhl has meteorological terror. Cameron Gearen bids goodbye. Sarah Goffman writes of a man unafraid of the dark. Richard Deming summers with Rilke. John Sousa relates to, but is not related to, that other one. Poetry lives in New Haven, prove Dennis Wilson, John Cubeta Zibluk, and Gabriella Brand.

Issue 7 (Winter 2010)

looks like all other Asians, people. loves his home town, what’s left of it. interviews the new librarian (sexy, huh?). is lovesick. tells a story about “the change.” is a ski bum, although he argues for a better term. and her grandmother are both gasping for air. goes country. wonders if all sort-of happy marriages are all sort-of alike. crosses the border. invites us to fill in the blanks of her poems. Download Issue 7 in its entirety here.

Issue 6 (Summer 2010)

makes golf a metaphor for life, perhaps death, in fiction. is for the birds, poetically. can’t hammer in the morning, can’t hammer in the evening. says don’t call him mentally ill—he was nuts. knows of a marriage that feels nothing like work; care to read on? says that artists need friends, too. returns to the Haven, bikes, says we can teach NYC something. says Bob Dylan stole. rides through the screw-music subculture of Texas. writes sad sonnets that, if she can write, you can read. Download Issue 6 in its entirety .

Issue 5 (Winter 2009)

sends poems from Poughkeepsie. indulges her sweet tooth in Chicago. hangs with the wiseguys in Ozone Park. writes frenemy fiction. remembers, in verse. writes an obituary for peer review. reads and watches Watchmen. makes poetry of cockroaches, pizza, Mondays, a baby. mows life’s lawn (it’s a story). bids farewell, my lovely job. finds poetry in what they say about prose.

Issue 4 (Summer 2009)

alphabetizes Obelisk’s literary smut. , English teacher, races against race. finds love, or something, in the Holy Land. , in an exclusive interview, talks a good game about poetry. drinks to that. Deborah Eisenberg, Anna Shapiro, Peter Smith, Anna Quindlen, Alice Quinn, Thisbe Nissen, Willard Spiegelman, Tessa Brown, Sarah Gardner Borden, Rosa Jurjevics, and Eva Geertz remember their friend , even if some of them never met her. on desire, muu-muus. loses it at the movies. ♥ John Crowley. Download Issue 4 in its entirety .

Issue 3 (Winter 2008)

defends that liar who lied in his memoir. finds art in the ruins of our Coliseum. , fiction writer, puts on heirs. believes the poetical is political. takes photographs of today’s slaves. was born male. Discuss. (She does.) is a prisoner of war. travels to Japan, gets lost in translation. waits for more rain. Download Issue 3 in its entirety .

Issue 2 (Summer 2008)

has a Simone de Beauvoir affair to remember. feels otherworldly about fantasy master Robert Jordan. gets let down. says Karl Marx had at least one capital idea. of New Haven says her heart is where her home is. mourns his mother, who may have kept him out of Yale. poetry has something for morning, something for evening. story is set during another war, one worth fighting. offers a course on three new food books. on how to score with women, readers. Download Issue 2 in its entirety .

Issue 1 (Summer 2007)

loves, and is distracted by, her children. laces into Victorian New Haven. dances with joy for Joan Acocella. cozies into medium-size towns. review books deeply, briefly. headbangs with Roland Barthes and another rock critic. , forgotten master from the 1950s, returns with new fiction. proclaims evening in America for a new biography of Ronald Reagan. has 'tude 'cause novellas don't get no respect. gets solitary with a book and movie about monks. grooves with a musicians' cult-fave book. flies high with fiction about Amelia Earhart. shops for why New Haven always thinks malls are the answer. gets geeky with sci-fi fandom. plays Jeremiah about the decline of these United States. fumes about industrial safety. , cineaste, says it's not an art house, it's an art home. works out a poem. defends the capitalist pig. zooms off on a fictional motorcycle, with babe. shrinks into the life of a prepubescent boy. wrenches lyricism from plumbing.