New Letters magazine

Volume 78 Nos. 3 & 4 (spring/summer 2012)

  • Editor's Note

  • 7 /

    Resilence

    , Robert Stewart
  • Essays & Articles

  • 25 / A Yeti in the District, Donald Hall
  • 35 / Occupying the Real West, Judy Blunt
  • 57 / The Girl in the Mirror, translated by Thomas E. Kennedy, Kaare Scheuer Pedersen
  • 82 / Shuffletown, Joseph Bathanti
  • 87 / The Glass Negatives, Introduction to poems, Trish Reeves
  • 129 / The Last Six Months, Mariko Nagai
  • Fiction

  • 11 / Roma v. Lazio, Brian Doyle
  • 111 / Everything I Know of You I Know From Your Warts, Maggie Harrison
  • 159 / One in a Million, Gary Gildner
  • Poetry

  • 16 / A Woman Remembers Her Mother, Who Died Young, Jo McDougall
  • 17 / Standing Alone at Flannery O'Connor's Grave on a Night in April, a Woman Hears a Voice, Jo McDougall
  • 18 / Her eyes outlined with the stock-pot's kohl, Venus Khoury-Ghata
  • 19 / Our scribbles gave the mother a visible body, Venus Khoury-Ghata
  • 20 / Sometime we'd take turns standing under the skylight looking for fragments of God, Venus Khoury-Ghata
  • 21 / The sky's perambulations made our houses lose their bearings, Venus Khoury-Ghata
  • 22 / Unofficial Missouri Poem, William Trowbridge
  • 71 / Drummond's Rose Hedge, John Kinsella
  • 73 / Dear Frieda, John Kinsella
  • 76 / Penillion of Draining the Cam, John Kinsella
  • 77 / From the New Head of Hair To Its Child, Mia Leonin
  • 78 / Nurse's Epitaph, Mia Leonin
  • 79 / A Boy in a CNN Transcript Shoots Marbles, Mia Leonin
  • 90 / The Glass Negatives, Trish Reeves
  • 91 / Solar Noon, Tirsh Reeves
  • 93 / Variation on Child's Game: Glass, Celluloid, Paper, Trish Reeves
  • 95 / Empire, Trish Reeves
  • 97 / The Unknown, Trish Reeves
  • 99 / Elliptic Orbit, Trish Reeves
  • 101 / The Boy and His Sharp-Eared Dog, Trish Reeves
  • 102 / Inheritance, Trish Reeves
  • 104 / Birds Be With You, Rebeca Lehmann
  • 106 / Seeing the Elephant, Dwayne Thorpe
  • 108 / Incantations to Snow, Lawrence Revard
  • 110 / Month of Ashes, Maryfrances Wagner
  • 156 / Visiting the Master, Peter Serchuk
  • 157 / Hospital Corners, Linda Kunhardt
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 189 /

    What a Fool, on the poetry of William Trowbridge

    , Gary Dop
  • 191 /

    Laughter in the Dark, the writing of men about aging

    , Ellen Visson
  • 195 /

    More Than Brevity, the essays of Sven Birkerts

    , Crystal Radley
  • 197 /

    Complicated Silence, on the poetry of Amanda Auchter

    , Kristina Marie Darling
  • 199 /

    For Want of Wonder, on the nature essays of Amy Leach

    , Andrew Johnson
  • 201 /

    Unflinching Testimony, on the poetry of Carol Frost

    , Alice Friman
  • Artwork

  • 0 / Missouri Mannequin, photograph, front cover, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 10 / Waterfront Park 2, Portland, Oregon, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 24 / Waterfront Park 6, Portland, Oregon, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 49 / Dalton Hess After Her Home Run, photograph, Kimbra Hess
  • 50 / Beatuy Salon, Kajjansi, Uganda, 2011, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 51 / Twins, Union Station, Portland, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 52 / Kajjansi, Uganda, 2011, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 53 / West Central Missouri Girls Fastpitch Softball, photograph, Kimbra Hess
  • 54 / Photograph, Estate Sale Series, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 55 / Captain Underpants, Estate Sale Series, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 56 / Michael & Barrett, North Park Blocks, Portland, Oregon, 2012, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 121 / Car in Tunnel 1, 2011, archival Pigment Print, Rolf Brommelsiek
  • 122 / Ice Man and Car 4, 2010, archival pigment print, Rolf Brommelsiek
  • 123 / Ice Man and Car 1, 2010, archival pigment print, Rolf Brommelsiek
  • 124 / Waterfront Park 4, Portland, Oregon, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 125 / Waterfront Park 3, Portland, Oregon, photograph, Gloria Baker Feinstein
  • 126 / Car in Tunnel 5, 2011, archival pigment print, Rolf Brommelsiek
  • 127 / Ice Man and Car 2, 2010, archival pigment print, Rolf Brommelsiek
  • 128 / Car in Tunnel 6, 2011, archival pigment print, Rolf Brommelsiek
  • Notes on Contributors

  • 209 /

    Notes on Contributors to This Issue

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