20.2 - Summer/Fall 2008

Table of Contents

Authors in this issue: Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos, Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle, Stephanie Harrison, Thylias Moss, Brenda Shaughnessy, John Brehm, Susie Meserve, Stephanie Strickland, Mark Irwin, Arthur Sze, Linnea Ogden, Grace Paley, Toma_ _alamun, Lawrence Raab, Michael Peterson, D. A. Powell, Aimée Baker, Margaret Ronda, Martha Ronk, Susan B. A. Somers-Willett, Bruce Smith, G. C. Waldrep, Gilbert Vicario sits down with Miguel Angel Rios, Brian Nicolet, Shara Lessley, John Weir, Glenn Shaheen, Mary Ruefle explains the form, David Hernandez, Franck Andre Jamme, Rebecca Gower's, I Probably Mean: A Celebration of Grace Paley, Liz Countryman sits down with Arthur Sze, Jonathan Rice, Mike Jones sits down with Robert Leleux, Vincent Lam's Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures, Franck André Jamme's On, Dmitry Golynko's, Four-Color Invasion, Oindrila Mukherjee sits down with Vikram Chandra, Jean-Paul Pecqueur, Brenda Miller, Paul Lisicky, Dinty W. Moore, D. J. Waldie, Victoria Chang, Claire Bateman, M. J. Iuppa, April Freely, Blase Patrick Drexler, Lucy Corin, Ernesto Quiñonez, Justin Torres, Suzanne Warren, Peter Cooley, Lightsey Darst, Amit Majmudar, Yang Lian, Jennifer Militello, Caryl Pagel, Bill Rasmovicz, John Koethe, Franck André Jamme, Carolina Ebeid, Cornelius Eady, Dmitry Golynko, Kathleen Graber, K. A. Hays, Donald Revell,

Fiction

The Persistence of Memory

Aimée Baker

Fiction

The Persistence of Memory

Aimée Baker

Fiction

The Risen

Blase Patrick Drexler

Fiction

Arrhythmia

Stephanie Harrison

Fiction

Hurricane Lil

Stephanie Harrison

Fiction

Blessed Assurance

Stephanie Harrison

Fiction

Taina's Song

Ernesto Quiñonez

Fiction

Phone

Justin Torres

Fiction

The Country of Husbands

Suzanne Warren

Non-Fiction

Walk-In Book of Outside

April Freely

Non-Fiction

Between Worlds

M. J. Iuppa

Non-Fiction

This Is the Day

Paul Lisicky

Non-Fiction

Table of Figures

Brenda Miller

Non-Fiction

Pulling Teeth

Dinty W. Moore

Non-Fiction

Fallout. Shelter

D. J. Waldie

Non-Fiction

One Thing

Claire Bateman

Poetry

One Way or Another

John Brehm

Poetry

Full Circle

John Brehm

Poetry

The End

Victoria Chang

Poetry

Nostalgia Piece

Peter Cooley

Poetry

[Billboard/whisper]

Lightsey Darst

Poetry

piano solo

Cornelius Eady

Poetry

Albeit

Carolina Ebeid

Poetry

Dead Man

Kathleen Graber

Poetry

Letter to the Virgin

K. A. Hays

Poetry

Church Engine

Mark Irwin

Poetry

from On the Proliferation

Franck André Jamme

Poetry

This is Lagos

John Koethe

Poetry

Morality

Susie Meserve

Poetry

History

Susie Meserve

Poetry

Felon's Logic

Jennifer Militello

Poetry

vector

Thylias Moss

Poetry

Property

Linnea Ogden

Poetry

Burden

Linnea Ogden

Poetry

Sisters

Grace Paley

Poetry

Night Morning

Grace Paley

Poetry

Synonyms For Churn

Jean-Paul Pecqueur

Poetry

189 (a translation of Petrarch)

Michael Peterson

Poetry

266 (a translation of Petrarch)

Michael Peterson

Poetry

untimely ripped of plastic

D. A. Powell

Poetry

glory whole [sic]

D. A. Powell

Poetry

Recent Apparitions

Lawrence Raab

Poetry

Mad Doctors

Lawrence Raab

Poetry

A Context

Bill Rasmovicz

Poetry

Days of Illness

Donald Revell

Poetry

Boxing in the Morning Aria

Jonathan Rice

Poetry

Recitative

Margaret Ronda

Poetry

Of what avail, Incision

Martha Ronk

Poetry

The Dead

Toma_ _alamun

Poetry

The Catalans, the Moors

Toma_ _alamun

Poetry

First Date and Still Very, Very Lonely

Brenda Shaughnessy

Poetry

Dancing in My Room Alone

Brenda Shaughnessy

Poetry

Devotion

Bruce Smith

Poetry

Half-Life

Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

Poetry

from Huracan's Harp, 41

Stephanie Strickland

Poetry

from Huracan's Harp, 107

Stephanie Strickland

Poetry

Tesserae

Arthur Sze

Poetry

Crisscross

Arthur Sze

Poetry

Green Street

G. C. Waldrep

Interviews

Ruthless Patience

Oindrila Mukherjee sits down with Vikram Chandra

Interviews

The First Very Bourgeois Gay Love Story

Mike Jones sits down with Robert Leleux

Interviews

Trompos

Gilbert Vicario sits down with Miguel Angel Rios

Interviews

Breaking Apart the Well-Wrought Object

Liz Countryman sits down with Arthur Sze

Editor's Note

Vincent Lam's Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures

Vincent Lam's Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures

Editor's Note

On the Proliferation of Beaches and Obstacles

Franck André Jamme's On

Editor's Note

How Comics Crashed the Canon

Four-Color Invasion

Editor's Note

Sashenka

Dmitry Golynko's

Editor's Note

I Probably Mean: A Celebration of Grace Paley

I Probably Mean: A Celebration of Grace Paley

Editor's Note

When to Walk

Rebecca Gower's

Editor's Note

The Charm of the Highway Strip

John Weir

Editor's Note

The Art of the Second Book

Shara Lessley, Brian Nicolet, Glenn Shaheen

Fiction

An Interview with Miguel Angel Ríos, by Gilbert…

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Portrait of hombre araña, photo no. 9610, 2006-2007.

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Untitled, photo no. 474, 2005-2006. 200 x 66…

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Portrait of Grillo, photo no. 9237, 2006-2007.…

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Untitled, no. 176, 2007. Digital print and…

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Untitled, no. 005, 2007. Digital print and…

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Untitled, no. 084, 2006-2007. Ink, pencil,…

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Untitled, no. 391, 2007. Ink and collage.

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Untitled, photo no. 345, 2005-2006. Digital…

Trompos by Miguel Angel Ríos

Fiction

Remarks on the Erasures

Mary Ruefle explains the form

Fiction

Preface

Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle

Fiction

amongst the icebergs / little island of dry

Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle

Fiction

What, has she kissed you? / there is a jar…

Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle

Fiction

Classroom Observation of Young Animals.

Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle

Fiction

believe it is not real / died that night

Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle

Fiction

as I got wilder I had a cedar scent

Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle

Fiction

to open a door, and find / daylight I never…

Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle

Fiction

crying myself to sleep / navigation

Friends with Fur and Feathers by Mary Ruefle

Poetry

Resume

Mark Irwin