Chast and Nonfiction

T Clutch Fleischmann
October 16, 2014
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The finalists for the National Book Awards have been announced and I find myself in the same position I’m in most years, where of the two genres I love most intimately (nonfiction and poetry), I find that I know all…

Antrim, Fabled and Antic

Cody Walker
October 15, 2014
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If you’ve been teaching for a while, you’ve probably at some point included A Midsummer Night’s Dream on a syllabus. Perhaps you’ve blasted through the play in a week or two, as I have. (When I teach Calvino’s Six Memos…

Mouth, Part 1

Pablo Tanguay
October 15, 2014
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I got old all of a sudden. My mouth went first. I was at the Kroger, in the tooth aisle, comparing Orajels. The night before, in Novelties, I wavered, hands in pockets, body rocking for minutes, heel-toe, toe-heel, between the…

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