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,…

    Book Review
  • 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…

    Featured Selection
  • 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…

    Editors Note
  • 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.
    Essays and Comment
  • 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

    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