Monthly Archives: April 2014

Zodiac by Vilaska Nguyen

Paul Nguyen, Anchorage, Alaska, circa 1979.      The buoys are gone. As the sun sets, the tide becomes violent making it hard to stand.      Lynden sits on a plank elevated in the middle of the Zodiac, a small rubber … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JENNA LE

By Jenna Le: MOM’S COCKS Mom grew up beside the Perfume River in Vietnam, in a brick house overrun by chickens. Those horny-footed fowl were always rubbing their feather-padded genitals against sofa legs and children’s shoes as if they were … Continue reading

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Cash

Cash By John Unger Zussman My grandfather loved horses and gambling more than he loved my grandmother, so he spent a lot of time at the racetrack. From time to time a small envelope would appear in our mail addressed … Continue reading

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A Review of James and Jonathan Humphries’s Windham’s Rembrandt

A Review of James and Jonathan Humphries’s Windham’s Rembrandt By Ira Kelson Hatfield Several years ago, I found myself working weekends as a tech in a local drug rehab center in the Midwest. I was nineteen years old and fresh … Continue reading

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Ólafur Gunnarsson Interview

  Ólafur Gunnarsson Interview   (conducted by the New American Press staff)   There’s evidence in recent years of a great deal of literary energy in Iceland. What’s your experience of reading and writing there? What’s it like being part of … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: NO

from NO By Ocean Vuong TORSO OF AIR Suppose you do change your life. & the body is more than a portion of night—sealed with bruises. Suppose you woke & found your shadow replaced by a black wolf. The boy, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: SPRING!

Spring’s first flowers spotted this week in New York’s Jefferson Market Garden. WITH A BUNCH OF SPRING FLOWERS By Kate Seymour Maclean In the spring-time, out of the dew,       From my garden, sweet friend, I gather,       A garland of verses, … Continue reading

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