New Letters magazine

Volume 77 No. 2 (winter 2011)

  • Editor's Note

  • 7 /

    Power

    , Robert Stewart
  • Interview

  • 144 / Wonderful Places, Desperate Lives, an interview with Walter Cummins, conducted by Joyce J. Townsend
  • Essays & Articles

  • 41 / She Don't Lie, Harmony Neal
  • 55 / Phil Miller, in memoriam, Robert Stewart
  • 73 / The Currency of Love, Linda Lancione
  • 105 / The Secret Revealed: How James Earl Ray Got His Money, John J. Dunphy
  • 117 / Keith Douglas, Desert Warrior, Conger Beasley, Jr.
  • 129 / George Whitman's Ninty-Seventh, Margo Berdeshevsky
  • Fiction

  • 11 / A Country of Shoes, Gabriel Welsch
  • 59 / Revolver, Heidi Naylor
  • Poetry

  • 29 / Ripe, Michaela Carter
  • 30 / I'm Not sure the Cherry Tree is the Loveliest of Trees, Wendy Barker
  • 32 / Loving Wife, Devoted Father, Albert Goldbarth
  • 34 / The Nose in Feet, Albert Goldbarth
  • 37 / The Rocks and the Grasses, Albert Goldbarth
  • 53 / Motel, a New Letters Retrospective, Phil Miller
  • 67 / The Optimist's Birthday, Josephine Yu
  • 68 / The Fortune Teller Knows She'll Never Marry, Josephine Yu
  • 69 / A Vindictive Son of a Bitch of a Poem, Josephine Yu
  • 109 / On the Day of Mandela's Release, Thomas Russell
  • 110 / Applied Mathematics, Kim Addonizio
  • 112 / Please, Kim Addonizio
  • 113 / Whack Report, Kim Addonizio
  • 114 / Salvation, Kim Addonizio
  • 115 / Love Poem for Ted Neeley in Jesus Christ Superstar, Carrie Shipers
  • 138 / Ironing the Brain, Alice Friman
  • 140 / Vexed, Alice Friman
  • 141 / Bill's Advice, Charles W. Pratt
  • 142 / Farmer, Charles W. Pratt
  • 143 / Work, Charles W. Pratt
  • 159 / She Stole the British Romantics, Amy Anderson
  • 160 / Day Care, Deborah Bacharach
  • 162 / Canzone on the High Desert, Judy Ray
  • 165 / Louisa May and the Transcendental, Lorraine Schein
  • 166 / Oarfish, Terita Heath-Wlaz
  • 167 / My Father's Guitars, Fredrick Zydek
  • 168 / Contra Chekhov, Michael Salcman
  • 169 / The Word Damn and the Word God, Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 172 / A Life in Verse, on the selected poems of the late Robert Dana, Richard Holinger
  • 177 / Giving Voice to Others, on new poems by Vivian Shipley, William Wright
  • 180 / Backyard Nuclear War, on the nonfiction occupations of Steven Church, Linda Burnett
  • Artwork

  • 0 / Flatwater II, painting, Lisa Grossman
  • 6 / Windmill, McFadden, Wyoming, photograph, Terrie Wahling
  • 10 / Boy on Playground, photograph, Suzanne Garr
  • 40 / Prarie River, West of Perry, Kan., woodcut on silk tissue, on mulberry paper, Lisa Grossman
  • 97 / Kaw Serpentine IV, watercolor on paper, Lisa Grossman
  • 98 / Branding at Hart's, photograph, Terrie Wahling
  • 99 / Grazin' at Sunset, photograph, Terrie Wahling
  • 100 / Grey an' Sorrel, photograph, Terrie Wahling
  • 101 / Rooster II, photograph, Terrie Wahling
  • 102 / Sandbars Near Spring Creek II, watercolor on paper, Lisa Grossman
  • 103 / Kaw, Near Spring Creek II, watercolor on paper, Lisa Grossman
  • 104 / Muggin' a Bull, photograph, Terrie Wahling
  • 128 / Shakespeare and Company, photograph, Margo Berdeshevesky
  • 133 / George and Sylvia Whitman, photograph, Margo Berdeshevesky
  • 134 / George Whitman, photograph, Margo Berdeshevesky
  • 135 / George Whitman and Fan, photograph, Margo Berdeshevesky
  • 136 / Sylvia Whitman, photograph, Thomas Pirel
  • 137 / George and Sylvia Whitman, photograph, Margo Berdeshevesky
  • 164 / Old Woman, photograph, Suzanne Garr
  • Notes on Contributors

  • 188 /

    Notes on Contributors in This Issue

     

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Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

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