Sweet was fastest at the game of knuckles, almost undefeatable, with an uncanny sense of how to feint, how long to wait between strikes, and when to drive his knuckles into the flesh of an opponent’s fist, rapid-fire, whap, whap, whap, whap.
NER, Rain Taxi, and Zyzzyva have bundled up to bring you a year of the best in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and reviews.
Order a year of all three for $70—as a gift or as a treat for yourself. … Continue Reading
Our winter issue, with all new-to-NER poets, shares a South African sense of place with the help of fifteen of its contemporary writers & translators.
Other work in our winter issue includes the resurfaced book reviews of Twain, Pound, et al, by Mary Butts; Evan Lavender-Smith's faceoff with … Continue Reading
Anja Kuipers and Will McDonald are NER’s fall term interns. For the past several months they spent their Tuesday and Thursday mornings helping out around NER, sorting submissions, creating posts for the website, drafting emails, occasionally reading submissions, and licking envelopes.
Will … Continue Reading