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Ha Jin on the Art of Fiction.
An interview with Mary Karr: “In memoir, the only through-line is character represented by voice. So you better make a reader damn curious about who’s talking.”
Poetry from James Schuyler and Robert Hass.
A dispatch from the high plains of eastern Congo by Lieve Joris.
New stories by Aimee Bender, Patricio Pron, and Carsten René Nielsen.
Plus Benjamin Percy's encounters with the animal world; a folio of photographs by Massimo Vitali; winter poetry by Marianne Boruch, Cathy Park Hong, Dorothea Tanning; and more.
Patricio Pron, Ideas Full Text
Ha Jin, The Art of Fiction No. 202 Full Text
Mary Karr, The Art of Memoir No. 1 Full Text
Cathy Park Hong, Abecedarian Western
Jessica Fordham Kidd, Biggest Fish I Will Ever See
Alison D. Moncrief, Prologue
Maggie Smith, Apologue
Dorothea Tanning, Cultivation Full Text
Lieve Joris, The High Plains Full Text