Vol. 104

No. 2

April 2016

F E A T U R E S

Beautiful Things Are Difficult
Adina Hoffman

The Old Gray Mare
Colin Dayan

Proust in the Dreamtime
Matthew Spellberg

The Rosebud Effect:
The Mystery in Biography

Brenda Wineapple
 

F I C T I O N

The System
Jean McGarry

Ariel
Jean Ross Justice

Carthage
Sagy Zwirn 

 

P O E T R Y

Poem at the Deathbed of an Atheist
Frannie Lindsay

The Edge of Light
Rachel Hadas

Apology, After Your Mother’s Funeral
Catherine Stearns

Tamam Shud; or, Secrets in the Sand
Austin Allen

The Carriers
Bruce Bond

Old Dress
Ellen Kaufman

Madonna of the Rabbit
Max Freeman

On Watching Fanny and Alexander
Seth Lobis

Poem with a Line from Tomas Transtomer
Jeredith Merrin 

The Book of Beginnings
Empty Space
Will Schutt

For Paper Money
Kate Monaghan

Living It Up
Max Ritvo

From the Clinic at Coeur d’Alene
Henry Sloss

Orchid
Happiness

Grace Schulman

Guarded
The Toast

Stephen Kampa

Call of Duty in the Video Bunker
Henry Hart

 

R E V I E W S

Fiction in Review
Gavin McCrea
Greg Johnson

Poetry in Review
Devin Johnston
Stephen Yenser

Recordings in Review 
Young Pianists
Jay Nordlinger

Contributors 

Index

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