Issue #106 June 2020

André Kertész Fork, Paris, 1928

  • Sara Wainscott’s “Insecurity System” reviewed by Chelsea Wagenaar

    Sara Wainscott Insecurity System 2020 Persea Books $15.95, paperback, 78 pages. Reviewed by Chelsea Wagenaar                 Insecurity System,…

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  • Reginald Dwayne Betts: On Art, Poetry, the Particular Fucked Up Parts of Incarceration, and the Multitudes of I — Interview by Amanda Newell

    I had the pleasure of interviewing Reginald Dwayne Betts in a conversation that ranged from poetry, race, and erasure to…

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  • Hapax Legomenon

    Literally “thing said once,
  • Williams, Springer, Revell et. al.

    Derek JG Williams On “Prizefighting”: Boxing’s an easy metaphor for writers, and writing. It appeals to the drama of our…

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  • Prizefighting

    $25 Cleaning Fee
  • On The Calculation of Chances

    It takes more than faith
  • Rescuing Ourselves by Celia Bland

    I have been touring the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, via an online iPhone film.
    Issue #106 June 2020
  • Flight, Ours & A Burn So Bad It Requires Ice

    We’re in bad, we’re in terrible, shape
  • Ghazal with Bread

    how many summers apart from you, in search of bread
  • The Irretrievable

    Second shelf on the right. You’ll
  • After the Fire Items # 6-10, Living Room

    Mom said ‘Take them for the gold & don’t pay off my credit card debt,
  • Before Things Got Bad

    After the mayor closed all the parks
  • Edinburgh University Anatomical Collection

    Take shelter awhile from mortality
  • Poetry

    In my new room upstairs,
  • Boy in a Hole

    The boy meant to help his father
  • FOR MATS AND LAILA

    The Date Line lies motionless between Samoa and Tonga, but the Midnight Line glides across the ocean and islands and rooftops of huts.
  • Paramouria & You Do What You’re Good At

    You know (you think), and then
  • Like Warm Ice Cubes

    A father is like warm