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Issue 3: Summer 2021

Fiction

Our Mother Told Us

by Diana Wagman

Interviews

Whose Land Is This?: A Conversation with Kazim Ali

by Abbie Reese, Kazim Ali

Essays/Nonfiction

Fall 2011: A Journal

by Kazim Ali

Poetry

“Stilled Life,” “Through a Window in Winter,” “Labyrinth,” “Columbarium”

by Michelle Bitting

Fiction

Tegucigalpa

by Mark Haber

Fiction

The Concertina Effect

by Inna Effress

Eye of the Beholder

Dual Existence: Writing the Conscious Child

by Marisa Silver

Poetry

“Good Morning,” “Wrong Question”

by Jordan Smith

Fiction

Re: The Devil’s in the Details

by Lincoln Michel

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

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