Three New Poems
Sarah V. Schweig
'The Audit' and 'Red Bank' are excerpts from Schweig's forthcoming book, Take Nothing With You (University of Iowa Press, 2016). THE AUDIT Groupwise, busy search....
Boy With Frog
My first impression was of a tall building laid down for a nap, with all its parts nestled together side-by-side....
The ‘beautiful disorder’ of the Forbidden City and the Yuanmingyuan (Garden of Perfection and Light) was first noted by the...
No Holds Barred
Rodrigo Rey Rosa
Hello. Dr Rivers’ clinic? Thank you. Yes. Yes, doctor, I would like to be your patient. With your permission, of...
The Place of the Bridge
I. Look up. A woman tumbles from the sky, her dress billowing around her like a parachute as she spins. The...
Heteronormativity and the Single Mother
I. This spring, in cities and towns all over the United States, schools, churches and other organisations will hold daddy-daughter dances....
Issue No. 8
Interview with Deborah Levy
‘TO BECOME A WRITER, I had to learn to interrupt, to speak up, to speak a little louder, and then...
14. It comes for me in the middle of the day when I am preparing lunch, quartering a tomato then slicing...