Volume 20, Number  3 / 1999

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Poetry
AMY SCATTERGOOD   Laws of Gravity
JULIE CARR   I want this corner empty (Persephone speaking)
ROBERT THOMAS   Film Noir
DAVID YEZZI   Woman Holding a Fox
CAROLE SIMMONS OLES   Travel With the Missing
DON SHARE   Spiced
SIDNEY WADE   Night Air, Bokhara / Lodos on the Bosphorus
TED DEPPE   The Proof
VALERIE WOHLFELD   Red-Winged Blackbird
MARK RUDMAN   “The Secretary of Liquor” (John F. Kennedy’s informal appointment of Dean Martin to his Cabinet)
BOB HICOK   Echo
JOHN POCH   The Kite / Yeats and the Right Hand
PEG BOYERS   Last Words
CARL PHILLIPS   Safari Figure
LYNNE MCMAHON   Sunflowers / Cicada Invasion
SUE KWOCK KIM   The Road to Skye

Fiction
PAUL MCRANDLE   From Tikal
SABINA MURRAY   The Caprices
NANCY REISMAN   Many-Splendored Things
JOANN KOBIN   What I Learned From Clara
TOM PAINE   Ceausescu’s Cat
SYDNEY LEA   How in a Lifetime?

Revaluations
JORGE LUIS BORGES   Three Essays: The Last Voyage of Ulysses/ Flaubert and His Exemplary Destiny/ Immortality (translated by Eliot Weinberger and Esther Allen)

Performance Pieces
JONATHAN LEVY   Memorial in North Hadley

Recollections
TED PERRY   My Home Movies

Letters from Abroad
SIDNEY WADE   In Istanbul

Testimonies
EFIM ETKIND   The Crimes of Joseph Brodsky (translated by Roberta Reeder with Yakov Gubanov)

Interviews
J. MICHAEL LENNON   A Conversation with Norman Mailer

Rediscoveries
EMANUEL SWEDENBORG   Speaking and Writing in Heaven

Literary Criticism
CAROL FROST   The Poet’s Tact, and a Necessary Tactlessness

Contributors’ Notes

COVER ARTIST: Tod Gunter



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