FICTION: THE WELLES WE DIGBy Jon Dozier-Ezell
With an early history of fantastic projects like the radio broadcast of War of the Worlds and his directorial debut in Citizen Kane, Welles emerged as prodigy, genius, Hollywood darling.
REDEEMING ACCESSIBLEBy Cassandra Neyenesch
Once, talking to two brilliant young poets, my father extolled Billy Collins, the former U.S. Poet Laureate. Hes accessible, responded the brilliant young poets witheringly, and I hope that if I begin by saying that Don Patersons book Rain is accessible, I am not condemning it thereby.
FICTION: NOT CRYINGBy Raina Lipsitz
The best story in Dont Cry, Mary Gaitskills latest short story collection, is the title story. Had it appeared first rather than last, her readers might have been eager for the stories that followed.
The Letter from DeathBy Kseniya Melnik
Dear Death, Ive read your letter. Thank you for taking time to write us humans. Given whats going on in the world, the timing is perfect.
TOKENSBy Nicolle Elizabeth, Tatiaana L. Laine, Michael Cohn-Geltner, and Jon Dozier-Ezell
Centering on the racial turmoil in Mississippi in the early 1960s, The Queen of Palmyra carries its reader from Millwood, Mississippi in early summer 1963that fateful summer of Medgar Evarss assassinationthrough the destruction and confusion of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
RAPID TRANSITBy Jeffrey Cyphers Wright
Bold safaris into the syntax jungle, ontological forays through the neuro-impulse relays, the poems in Trance Archive fuse sci-fi and surrealism. Linguistic lattices, they circle the riddled rings of sound, echo, and meaning.