New Letters magazine

Volume 79 No. 1 (fall 2012-2013)

  • Editor's Note

  • 8 /

    The Radio Show

    , Robert Stewart
  • Interview

  • 67 / The Freedom to Mislead, an interview with Don Lee, conducted by Anis Shivani
  • Essays & Articles

  • 13 /

    Road to Ibadan

    , Olumayowa Atte
  • 99 / A Butterfly in My Book, William Wind McKim
  • Fiction

  • 23 /

    Breathe

    , Kim Addonizio
  • 41 / A Kind of Tender Infinity, Wendell Mayo
  • 85 / Chapter One, The Collective, Don Lee
  • 126 / The Detours, Brian Doyle
  • Poetry

  • 28 / Walking with Silas, Eric Trethewey
  • 30 / Neck Broken, Resourceful Cyclist Walks to Emergency Room, Carolyne Wright
  • 31 / Graduate Student in the Food Stamp Office: 1976, Carolyne Wright
  • 54 / Dear Cerebral Angiogram, Steve Davenport
  • 55 / Dear Punch, Steve Davenport
  • 56 / Dear Last Nerve, Steve Davenport
  • 57 / Stories, Albert Goldbarth
  • 58 / A Gold Coin of Kumaragupta I, Albert Goldbarth
  • 60 /

    Some Etymology

    , Albert Goldbarth
  • 64 / I Remember the Look of My Ex-Wife Sitting Quietly in the Window on a Certain Day, Albert Goldbarth
  • 89 / Niagra Falls, William Trowbridge
  • 90 / In Memoriam: Omaha Tech, William Trowbridge
  • 91 / Wrestlers, William Trowbridge
  • 92 / Still Hungry, Martha Zweig
  • 93 / The Bourne Conundrum, Denise Low
  • 94 / A Casino Bestiary, Denise Low
  • 95 / At the Barre, Denise Low
  • 113 / Home, Peter Balakian
  • 116 / Under Age, John Bargowski
  • 117 / Standing in Line for the Staten Island Ferry, I See Emily Dickinson Fronting What She Describes as a Post-Modern-Neo-Punk-Ska Band Playing for Change in Terminal C, John Bargowski
  • 120 / Seventh-Grade Communication Arts, Al Ortolani
  • 121 / Cat in the Houes, Al Ortolani
  • 122 / Ars Poetica, John Olivares Espinoza
  • 124 / Dispatch Detailing Rust, Adrian C. Louis
  • 125 / Random Exorcism, Adrian C. Louis
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 133 /

    Don't Skip the Sexy Parts, on the poetry of Alice Friman

    , Katie Manning
  • 135 /

    Is Success Necessary, on essay about dance by Renee E. D'Aoust

    , Linda Burnett
  • 137 /

    An Unlikely Obituary, on Timothy Schaffert's lastest novel

    , Lucy Bryan Green
  • Artwork

  • 12 / Javelina, lithograph, William Wind McKim
  • 22 / No New World, lithograph, William Wind McKim
  • 33 / Calm Sea-Changing Sky, digital print, Leonard Koenig
  • 34 / Jorn's Jutland, digital print, Leonard Koenig
  • 35 / Sea and Dunes, digital print, Leonard Koenig
  • 36 / Road to Nova Scotia 2, digital print, Leonard Koenig
  • 37 / Foggy Harbor (Evening), digital print, Leonard Koenig
  • 38 / Cape Breton memory, digital print, Leonard Koenig
  • 39 / Windy Harbor 3, digital print, Leonard Koenig
  • 40 / Sea Explosion (Oil Rig), digital print, Leonard Koenig
  • 88 / Mountain Goad, lithograph, William Wind McKim
  • 105 / Old Gladiator, painting, William Wind McKim
  • 106 / Lion's Mouth, painting, William Wind McKim
  • 107 / Bob Cat and Wild Turkey, painting, William Wind McKim
  • 108 / Pups in the Pit, painting, William Wind McKim
  • 109 / Winter's End, lithograph, William Wind McKim
  • 110 / Missouri Farm, watercolor, William Wind McKim
  • 111 / Bull, painting, William Wind McKim
  • 112 / Which Way Are You Going, painting, William Wind McKim
  • Notes on Contributors

  • 143 /

    Notes on Contributors to This Issue

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