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Issue 3: Summer 2021

Neighborhoods Project

The Afterlife of Detritus: MacArthur Park

by Judith Freeman, Anthony Hernandez

Neighborhoods Project

The Neighborhoods Project

by David L. Ulin

Interviews

On Writing—Writers in Conversation: Maggie Nelson and Hari Kunzru

by Hari Kunzru, Maggie Nelson

Poetry

“Rock Garden in the Back Yard with a Ghost Tree and an Evergreen,” “Stay,” “Disappearing Act”

by Diane Mehta

Fiction

The Wife Writes

by Amanda Montei

Eye of the Beholder

The Memory Demos

by Alistair McCartney

Music

Salidummay

by Ina Cariño

Poetry

“Club,” “Oizys, Goddess of Anxiety,” “Lines En Route to Pennsylvania”

by Maggie Millner

Visual Art

Portfolio by Shizu Saldamando with commentary by Iván A. Ramos

by Shizu Saldamando, Iván A. Ramos

Poetry

“Doing the Work,” “Nice While it Lasted,” “The Best Time to Plant a Tree was Twenty Years Ago,” “Sonnet”

by Ifoghale Eguwe

Responses

The Wuhan Survivor Tree

by Mara Mills

Remembrance

Marvin Bell: A Discussion of his Career with Christopher Merrill and David St. John

by David St. John, Christopher Merrill, David L. Ulin

Remembrance

After the Fact

by Marvin Bell, Christopher Merrill

Remembrance

Emeritus Talk: Bloody Brainwork

by Marvin Bell

portrait of marvin bell
Conversations

In a Place of Sanctuary, I Found Myself: A Conversation with Shin Yu Pai

by Abbie Reese

Essays/Nonfiction

You Have Time

by Tyler Dilts

Fiction

No Refills

by Diane Lefer

Poetry

Point Lobos

by Shin Yu Pai

Collaborations

“Tidal,” “Have You Ever Tried to Bully a Wave,” and “Starshine”

by Shin Yu Pai, David Ian Bickley

Coming August

Fiction
Re: The Devil’s in the Details
Eye of the Beholder
Dual Existence: Writing the Conscious Child
Fiction
The Concertina Effect
Poetry
“Good Morning,” “Wrong Question”
Fiction
Tegucigalpa
Poetry
“Stilled Life,” “Through a Window in Winter,” “Labyrinth,” “Columbarium”
Essays/Nonfiction
Fall 2011: A Journal
Interviews
Kazim Ali in conversation with Abbie Reese
Fiction
Our Mother Told Us
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