Volume 26, Number 1 / 2005

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Poetry
WILLIAM LOGAN  Leap Year / Sometimes
KATHERINE LUCAS ANDERSON  Confession
PATRICK PHILLIPS  The Boy Hitler / At the End of the All-Night Drive / Everything
REGINALD SHEPHERD  My Father by the Sea, Supposedly
SUSAN HAHN  Bird
EVE ADAMSON  To the Poet / Zeus Spotted Near Suwannee River
SARAH MURPHY  Letter to My Better Self, Neglected, Rejected, Allegedly Dead / My Whether, My Weather, My Vain, Vein, Vane
SEBASTIAN MATTHEWS  Coming into Lexington, Virginia
ANDREW FELD  Tongue: An Ode
AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL  Last Aerogramme to You, with Lizard

Fiction
JAN PENDLETON I rises for Iris
STEVE ALMOND  Open Up and Say Ow
RONLYN DOMINGUE  Broken Silence
SANDRA LEONG  Coming of Age in Faheete
GREGORY BLAKE SMITH  A Few Moral Problems You Might Like to Ponder, of a Winter’s Evening, in Front of the Fire, with a Cat on Your Lap
ALEXEI BAYER  Khrushchev
RENE CREVEL  My Body and I (translated by Robert Bononno)

Testimonies
HELOISE  First Letter (translated by William Levitan)

Literary Biography
GORDON BOWKER  Orwell’s Library

Interviews
STIG BJORKMAN  Trier on von Trier

Revaluations
LIZZIE HUTTON  The Example of Antonia White

Provocations
TOM HOUSE  Reading Group Questions
ANN LAUTERBACH  John Currin, Pressing Buttons

Reports
THOMAS WASHINGTON  My Distant Education

Rediscoveries
G. K. CHESTERTON  Questions of Divorce

Contributors’ Notes

COVER ARTIST: Julie Ganser