New Letters magazine

Volume 78 No. 2 (winter 2012)

  • Editor's Note

  • 6 /

    Editor's Note

    , Robert Stewart
  • Interview

  • 127 / The Freedom to Act, an interview with Harry Crews, conducted by Rodney Elrod
  • Essays & Articles

  • 9 / City of the Dead, J. Malcolm Garcia
  • 49 / Toward Oceans 101, Sara Flood
  • 73 / The Freuds, the Tiffanys & Me, Lynn Burlingham
  • Fiction

  • 28 / We Grow Accustomed to Our Troubles, Sophie Rosenblum
  • 33 / Schooling, Dana Fitz Gale
  • 99 / Dr. Paracelsus and the Drifter, Willis Barnstone
  • Poetry

  • 22 / Letter From Limbo, Jeanne Marie Beaumont
  • 23 / A Seated Figure, Jeanne Marie Beaumont
  • 24 / Visiting the Ruins, Alice Friman
  • 26 / The Reckoning, Martina Evans
  • 39 / Now That You Are Spirit, Doris Ferleger
  • 41 / Ordinary, Doris Ferleger
  • 42 / In the Bardo of Dying, Doris Ferleger
  • 46 / Still Life with No Trees, Doris Ferleger
  • 59 / Burn, Gail Hanlon
  • 60 / No Mind, Gail Hanlon
  • 62 / The Seasons of Language Revolt, Dan Jaffe
  • 88 / A Brief History of Hurricane Lee, Linda Pastan
  • 89 / Old Joke, Linda Pastan
  • 90 / Shoe, Linda Pastan
  • 91 / Devisiveness, Stephen Dunn
  • 92 / Mistakes & Emendations, Stephen Dunn
  • 93 / The Other Loneliness, Stephen Dunn
  • 97 / Time Travel, Christopher Buckley
  • 120 / thinking back these eighty eight years, Peter Cooley
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 151 / Salinger in His Time & Ours, on the biography by Kenneth Slawenski, Conger Beasley, Jr.
  • 163 / Fragments in the Bed:Review of Walk Me to Schenectady by Diana O'Hehir and Heavenly Questions by Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Robert Stewart
  • 165 / Like Newcomers Everywhere, Review of When We Were Strangers by Pameal Schoenwaldt, Catherine Browder
  • 167 / The Moment Stands Still: Poetry from Brick Books, Kristina Marie Darling
  • 171 / Jammed-Up Individuals, Review of Word Comix by Charlie Smith, Robert Stewart
  • Artwork

  • 8 / The Grave of Yusef Pasha Fakher, photograph, J. Malcom Garcia
  • 21 / Outside a Tomb in the City of the Dead, photograph, J. Malcom Garcia
  • 48 / Winter Fog 1, photograph, Robert W. Butler
  • 65 / Untitled, photograph, Thomas Zvi Wilson
  • 66 / Untitled, photograph, Thomas Zvi Wilson
  • 67 / Above and Below, photograph, Robert W. Butler
  • 68 / Untitled, photograph, Thomas Zvi Wilson
  • 69 / Lone Pine, photograph, Robert W. Butler
  • 70 / Twin Trunks, photograph, Robert W. Butler
  • 71 / Untitled, photograph, Thomas Zvi Wilson
  • 149 / Winter Fog 2, photograph, Robert W. Butler
  • Notes on Contributors

  • 178 /

    Notes on Contributors to This Issue

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

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