Issue 38
Issue 38
Issue 38


Naomi Shihab Nye, Two Poems

Emily Brandt, Taking Up Space

Leslie Marie Aguilar, Joyland

Iman Mersal, Two Poems

Thomas Dooley, Two Poems

Jonathan Jones, wake-up

Carmen Giménez Smith, Two Poems

Jay Deshpande, Three Poems

Jesse Nathan, Two Poems 

Ana Božičević, Santa Mania 

Gemma Gorga, [It requires the utmost attention] 

Jos Charles, from feeld 

Ellie Francis Douglass, I Took the Strand of Days and Made a Sparrow 

Ursula Andkjær Olsen, from Third-Millennium Heart 

John Bonanni, Reproduction 

Toby Altman, Two Poems

Kerri French, Say the Eels Return 

Chelsea Dingman, Two Poems

Robin LaMer Rahija, An Iranian Rat Explains Blast Off 

Elizabeth O’Brien, Romp 

Sam Corfman, I, a made thing 

Sam Ross, Modern Medicine 

Safia Elhillo, triptych 

Flávio de Araújo, from Zangareio 

Jessica Jacobs, Post-op, still out of it, you said, I would

Lucia LoTempio, Sirens 

Sarah Bates, But Beetles


George Michelsen Foy, Seven Stories

Sharon Mesmer, The Starry Dynamos

Margarita Mateo Palmer, Gelsomina in the Garden of the City 

Nick Kocz, Pacto del Olvido 

Matthew Baker, Meanwhile

Tim MacGabhann, Better 

Mimi Kawahara, Twenty-Nine Questions for an Intelligent Designer 

Tara Deal, Study Abroad

Peter Bichsel, Old Age, Years, Companions of the Same Birth Year

Charles Bock, Playing Is Better  

Jenessa Abrams, For After   

Yuri Herrera, The Obituarist


Rachel Zucker and David Trinidad, A Conversation

Alisa Koyrakh, An Interview with Lorrie Moore 


Cover art by Madeleine Barnes