New Letters magazine

Volume 54 No. 3 (spring, 1988)

  • Interview

  • 65 /

    A Continuing Act of Wonder: An Interview With Max Apple

    , conducted by Allan Vorda
  • Essays & Articles

  • 25 /

    Thomas Edison by Moonlight: Wyoming, 1878

    , Don Zancanella
  • Fiction

  • 5 / Manolo's Secret, Natalie L. M. Petesch
  • 43 /

    The Translator

    , Toby Talbot
  • 101 / Tolstoy in Maine, Jay Nuegeboren
  • Poetry

  • 17 / Monday, Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
  • 18 / Tuesday, Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
  • 20 / Saturday, Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
  • 22 /

    1.On the Island of Crete, 2.In the Ida Mountains, 3. Traveler's Poem, translated by Reinhold Grimm

    , Gunter Kunert
  • 23 /

    Venice Lost, translated by Reinhold Grimm

    , Gunter Kunert
  • 23 /

    Hotel Room in Mestre, translated by Reinhold Grimm

    , Gunter Kunert
  • 53 / Completely Open, Judith Berke
  • 54 / To Each His Own, Felix Pollak
  • 55 / Autobiography in Ten Lines, Felix Pollak
  • 55 / Refugee, Felix Pollak
  • 56 / Song of the American Indian, Felix Pollak
  • 58 / Not East, Robin Behn
  • 59 / Birch Island, Robin Behn
  • 60 /

    A Story to Tell

    , Michael Paul Novak
  • 61 / Receiving The Gift, Kelly Cherry
  • 62 /

    A Doodlebug In The Basement

    , Judy Ray
  • 76 / Naming The Lost, Brian Turner
  • 77 / Under the Hawkduns, Brian Turner
  • 78 /

    The Middle-Aged Man Looks Out into the Gulf

    , Dan Jaffe
  • 79 / They Would Be My Poems, Dan Jaffe
  • 80 / Waiting For You to Reappear in the House We Never Left, Dan Jaffe
  • 83 / Closet Poet, Robert F. Willson, Jr.
  • 84 / Nine Tankas Out Of Time, Alamgir Hashmi
  • 87 /

    The Y-Chromosome

    , Neal Bowers
  • 88 / Leda, Phyllis Stowell
  • 89 / Ruby, Peg Peoples
  • 90 / Astaire and Me, Fay Whitman Manus
  • 91 /

    The Cradle

    , Dawn O'Leary
  • 92 /

    A Man Named Zeke

    , Jo McDougall
  • 93 / Farewell, Dusky Seaside, Jo McDougall
  • 94 /

    The Holy Ghost as Eighth Grader

    , James Ragan
  • 95 / Only For An Hour, Stuart Friebert
  • 96 / Finn, H., Laurel Speer
  • 97 / Books, Toi Derricotte
  • 98 / On the Wagon, Philip Miller
  • 99 /

    The Wall

    , David A. Petreman
  • Artwork

  • 0 /

    Snake charmer, illustration

    , Charles Barsotti
  • 4 /

    San Antonio Blackbird, photograph

    , Pat Jesaitis
  • 16 /

    The Red Shirt, photograph

    , Pat Jesaitis
  • 24 /

    Let's Rodeo, photograph

    , Pat Jesaitis
  • 42 /

    Marionette, A.D. 500, illustration

    , Anonymous
  • 52 /

    Resting Legs, photograph

    , Pat Jesaitis
  • 59 /

    Men fishing, illustration

    , Bharat Chandra
  • 64 /

    Portrait of Max Apple, illustration

    , Michael McCrary
  • 75 /

    The cutting of onions, painting

    , Anonymous
  • 77 /

    Bird in the water, illustration

    , Bharat Chandra
  • 82 /

    Barred, photograph

    , Pat Jesaitis
  • 86 /

    Texas State Optical, photograph

    , Pat Jesaitis
  • 100 /

    Rayville Trading Post, photograph

    , Pat Jesaitis
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