New Letters magazine

Volume 75 No. 1 (fall, 2008-2009)

  • Editor's Note

  • 6 /

    Emphatically, Yes, an editor's note

    , Robert Stewart
  • Interview

  • 91 / Ever in Good Stead, an interview with Thomas E. Kennedy, conducted by Okla Elliott
  • Essays & Articles

  • 39 / Field Notes for the Graveyard Enthusiast, Hemley Robin
  • 81 / Potholes on the Yellow Brick Road, Walter Bargen
  • 127 / Chasing Jack, Thomas E. Kennedy
  • 188 / A commentary, Post-Election Postscript, A.F. Agrusa
  • Fiction

  • 9 / Family Museum of the Ancient Postcards, Stephanie Powell Watts
  • 51 / Slighted, Olufunke Grace Bankole
  • 73 / Chicory, Paul Zimmer
  • 121 / Two Stories: Leave It on the Counter & Wedding Reception, Ryan Clary
  • Poetry

  • 31 / Walking the Wife, Elizabeth Kirschner
  • 32 / Ursus arctos horriblis (Grizzly), Lisa Sewell
  • 34 / cerebral hemispheres, The, Laura Kasischke
  • 36 / Four Men, Laura Kasischke
  • 63 / Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, The, Doug Sanders
  • 108 / Yellow Fever: Holly Springs, MS, September 1878, John Bensko
  • 110 / Occupation Plan of a Basement, translated by Marilyn Hacker, Charles Dobzynski
  • 115 / Shore Birds, Steve Paul
  • 118 / Worms of the Earth, The, Tony Barnstone
  • 119 / Claws in Darkness, Tony Barnstone
  • 120 / Revenant, The, Tony Barnstone
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 159 / The Object Itself in Story Telling, on the poetry of Charles Reznikoff, Conger Beasley Jr.
  • 165 / European Relations, on the new European poets, George Fitzpatrick
  • 168 / Through the Portal and Back, on the poetry of David Ray, Robert Stewart
  • 171 / Diligent Disquisition on Dead, and Life, on the fiction of Julian Barnes, Peter Wolfe
  • Artwork

  • 0 / Fourth of July #2, Independence, Mo., photograph (cover), Micahel Sinclair
  • 8 / Michael + Lily, photograph, Eli Reichman
  • 38 / Sedlec Ossuary, the Bone Church, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, photograph, Margie Hemley
  • 65 / Anne's Wedding. Overland Park, Kan., 2000, photograph, Michael Sinclair
  • 66 / Cattle Show. Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, Mo., 2007, photograph, Michael Sinclair
  • 67 / Sam Rose's Revival Tent. Kansas City, Mo., 2007, photograph, Michael Sinclair
  • 68 / Girl's Softball Game. Platte City, Mo., 2000, photograph, Michael Sinclair
  • 69 / Dahlias, Loose Park. Kansas City, Mo., 2006, photograph, Michael Sinclair
  • 70 / Gray House. Liberal, Kan., 2008, photograph, Michael Sinclair
  • 71 / Socorro and Alfonso Rojo. Schuyler, Neb., photograph, Eli Reichman
  • 72 / Arroyo's Dance Hall. Schuyler, Neb., photograph, Eli Reichman
  • 80 / Milltown Mart. Milltown, Ireland, photograph, Eli Reichman
  • 107 / First Day. Central Oklahoma, photograph, Eli Reichman
  • 114 / Shari, photograph, Eli Reichman
  • 126 / Irish Pub Dogas. Killorglin, Ireland, photograph, Eli Reichman
  • 158 / Wall Rogalsky Milling. McPherson, Kan., photograph, Eli Reichman
  • Notes on Contributors

  • 175 /

    Notes on Conrtibutors to This Issue

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