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Art of Fiction interviews with Erskine Caldwell and P. L. Travers.
“You either measured up or slunk away”: Don Asher recalls Harlem jazz sessions in the 1940s.
Stories by Michael Cunningham, Norman Mailer, Jay McInerney, and Barbara Milton. Poems by Charles Bernstein, Lyn Hejinian, and Susan Howe.
Michael Cunningham, Pearls
Lamar Herrin, A Life of Crime
Norman Mailer, from A Work in Progress
Jay McInerney, It's Six A.M. Do You Know Where You Are?
Barbara Milton, The Cigarette Boat
Craig Nova, The Host
P. L. Travers, The Art of Fiction No. 63 Full Text
Bruce Andrews, from Confidence Trick
Alan Bernheimer, Two Poems
Charles Bernstein, Four Poems
Tina Darragh, ludicrous stick
Alan Davies, Lies
Ray DiPalma, Hadrian's Lane
Lynne Dreyer, from Step Work
Madeline Gins, Untitled
Michael Gottlieb, from Social Realism
Ted Greenwald, Eight Poems
Robert Grenier, Six Poems
Carla Harryman, Statement . . .
Lyn Hejinian, Province
Susan Howe, from Defenestration of Prague
P. Inman, from backbite
Ken Irby, from Etudes
Douglas Messerli, Causes of the Crack Up: An Explication
Bob Perelman, Third and Townsend
Peter Seaton, Need from a Wound Would Do It
James Sherry, Epistle Apology
Ron Silliman, Blue
Diane Ward, Approximately
Barrett Watten, from One Half
Hannah Weiner, from Spoke
Don Asher, The Barrier
Dong Leshan, The Topsy-Turvy World of Professor Fu
Timothy Tung, Literary Happenings: China: An Interview with Dong Leshan, Part One
Francesco Clemente, Time Tablets
Eric Fischl, Couples