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Kazuo Ishiguro on the art of fiction: “I write quite mundane prose. I think where I'm good is between drafts.”
In a recently discovered interview, Leonard Michaels talks about his typewriter: “It was given to me by my first wife. She also once threw it at my head. To help you write, she cried.”
New fiction from J. David Stevens and Tim Winton, and a debut story from Ryan McIlvain.
Spring poetry featuring Dan Chiasson, Katie Ford, and TomaÅ¾ Šalamun.
Collages by Louis Armstrong and photographs by Lena Herzog, plus a memoir from Mark Dow.
J. David Stevens, Box Full Text
Tim Winton, Loonie and Me
Peter Cooley, A Café on Magazine Street, New Orleans, September
Stephen Dunn, At the Nihilist's Funeral
Katie Ford, Earth Full Text
Dave Lucas, Two Poems
Gerard Malanga, Mercedes de Acosta
Glyn Maxwell, Two Poems
Idra Novey, The Experiment
Jessica Reed, Ophidiophobia Full Text
Elizabeth Spires, Badger Disguised as a Monk
Martha Zweig, Shingle
Mark Dow, Dome Light Full Text