THE NEW ISSUE OF NER HAS ARRIVED!
Rick Barot‘s inaugural issue as poetry editor introduces twelve poets who have never before published with NER. We welcome Rick and his poets, and the exactitude and joy he brings to these pages.
Luke Brekke • Kevin Craft • Andrew Grace • Ela Harrison • Joanna Klink • Joan Larkin • Michelle Peñaloza • Patrick Rosal • Richard Siken • Austin Smith • Arthur Sze • Eleanor Wilner
Fiction writers Allegra Hyde and Susan Engberg make their NER debut alongside returning NER authors Matthew Baker, Castle Freeman Jr., and William Gilson, with stories of shark fishing, squirrel trouble, and a Sensei gone on the lam.
Matthew Baker • Susan Engberg • Castle Freeman Jr. • William Gilson • Allegra Hyde
The essays in this issue range from a struggle to say hello to the struggle to say goodbye, and in between reach out to a family’s past, a nation’s past, and a literary past.
- Elizabeth Kadetsky investigates the ether of her family’s imagined past
- Kelly Grey Carlisle solves for X
- Philip F. Gura reignites the reputation of an early Native American orator
- Norman Mailer reads and writes the twentieth century
- Chris Nelson articulates the stuttering of Neil Young’s guitar
- Laurence de Looze loses himself in the enchanted alleyways of the Alfama
- John Cowper Powys presents the “best books,” 1916
- Bill Johnston translates the story of everyone’s old family dog by Polish author Andrzej Stasiuk
Don’t miss this ambitious and unpredictable collection of writing—just published.