“The poems mean more when we read them together than they can mean to us alone.”
Poems by Hannah Saiz and Ryan Teitman
Fiction by Hiba Krisht and Sofi Stambo
Jacqueline Kolosov reviews Make Me Do Things by Victoria Redel
Lindsay Turner reviews Jackqueline Frost’s The Antidote
“I like the idea of writing and reading being acts of radical empathy . . . “
Volume XXXVI | Number 3
Selections from our latest issue available now:
Poems by Allison Hutchcraft and John Kinsella
An excerpt from a story by Adam Peterson,
and an excerpt from David Baker‘s essay “Thresholds” from “A Symposium on Emily Dickinson”
I wanted to be
a saint: to hold
two candles crossed
against my father’s
throat, like a pair
of open scissors,
to cure his cough.
In my dream,
he spoke a language
Sometimes I see her in Chinatown and follow her for a few blocks. I don’t get closer, because I don’t want to find out that she’s someone else’s grandma. I follow her from afar, so the illusion can last longer.…
In 1927, Virginia Woolf traveled with friends to watch a total eclipse of the sun from Yorkshire’s Bardon Fell, above Richmond.
Victoria Redel’s sexy, smart Make Me Do Things is grounded in the often artsy, urbane worlds of middle-aged women and men who raise kids, work and work out, desire, and live in places like New York and Provincetown.
Julie Carr and Jennifer Pap
Julie Carr is the author of six books of poetry, most recently 100 Notes on Violence, RAG, and the forthcoming Think Tank. She is also the author of Surface Tension: Ruptural Time and the Poetics of Desire in Late Victorian…
Why We Chose It, a day in the life of the Young Writers workshop, and more!
Check out summer reading recommendations from our editors and staff. Wishing you happy reading this summer!
Announcing the 2014 Short Fiction Contest winner, Why We Chose It, a new KR Credo and more!