New Letters magazine

By Subscription, Volume 84 No. 1 (Fall 2017)

  • Editor's Note

  • 9 /

    Resolute

    , Robert Stewart
  • Essays & Articles

  • 11 /

    Afternoon with Michelle

    , Lisa Dawes Stewart
  • 23 /

    Between Sin and Sin: Border Crossings

    , Peter Chilson
  • 57 /

    Shrink

    , Sheila Kohler
  • 113 /

    The Mind

    , Kathrin Perutz
  • 127 /

    The Debt I Owe to Tony Beasley

    , Patrick Dobson
  • Poetry

  • 17 /

    Gigantic Day

    , Michelle Boisseau
  • 19 /

    A Gifted Woman

    , Thomas Stroik
  • 20 /

    There will be no hospice

    , Max McBride
  • 35 /

    Three Poems

    , Kelly Cherry
  • 38 /

    Two Poems

    , H.C. Palmer
  • 40 /

    Four Poems

    , Albert Goldbarth
  • 63 /

    After

    , Hilma Wolitzer
  • 64 /

    Two Poems

    , Cameron Morse
  • 66 /

    Two Poems

    , James Ragan
  • 73 /

    Two Poems

    , James Bargowski
  • 73 /

    Three Poems, from The Mackinac Suite, with art by Stanley Bielecky

    , James Bogan
  • 79 /

    The Skeptic Said, "All People Are Bad"

    , Gary Soto
  • 80 /

    Two Poems

    , Charles Harper Webb
  • 84 /

    The Hermit Speaks to His Dogs

    , Daniel Lusk
  • 86 /

    Two Poems

    , Carl Dennis
  • 95 /

    Walking All Night with Borges in Buenos Aires, a poem

    , Willis Barnstone
  • 119 /

    Five Poems

    , Willis Barnstone
  • Artwork

  • 18 /

    Hillsdale Lake Clover, Miami County, Kansas, July 2015. Photograph

    , Lisa Stewart
  • 22 /

    Brown Tumbler, Flashe, sand, cardboard with decollage

    , Garry Noland
  • 49 /

    The Changing, Ink made from charcoal and raspberries on paper. From Empty Dresses, Historic Media

    , Paula Streeter
  • 50 /

    Blood in the Snow—Homage to Abbie Gardener Sharpe, copper point, egg tempera and berry ink on board. From Empty Dresses, Historic Media

    , Paula Streeter
  • 51 /

    Oh, Baby, colored pencil. From Empty Dresses, Childhood Lost

    , Paula Streeter
  • 52 /

    Tears of the Earth, walnut ink and egg tempera made with traditional Sioux pigments. From Empty Dresses, Historic Media

    , Paula Streeter
  • 53 /

    2000, colored pencil and ink. From Empty Dresses, Handled

    , Paul Streeter
  • 54 /

    1960, colored pencil. From Empty Dresses, Handled

    , Paula Streeter
  • 55 /

    Red Tread, graphite, red thread, needle on paper. From Empty Dresses, Chilhood Lost

    , Paula Streeter
  • 56 /

    Knot, silverpoint on board. From Empty Dresses, Childhood Lost

    , Paula Streeter
  • 72 /

    In Boats and Buggies, watercolor

    , Stanley Bielecky
  • 74 /

    All Blue, watercolor

    , Stanley Bielecky
  • 76 /

    On the Arnold Dock, watercolor

    , Stanley Bielecky
  • 90 /

    Willis Barnstone, Square Louvois, near Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris 2015, photograph

    , Sarah Handler
  • 105 /

    Attention Fascists, collage on Department of Agriculture’s 1963 “America the Beautiful Series” poster

    , Garry Noland
  • 106 /

    Attention Fascists, collage on Department of Agriculture’s 1963 “America the Beautiful Series” poster

    , Garry Noland
  • 107 /

    Attention Fascists, collage on Department of Agriculture’s 1963 “America the Beautiful Series” poster

    , Garry Noland
  • 108 /

    Attention Fascists, collage on Department of Agriculture’s 1963 “America the Beautiful Series” poster

    , Garry Noland
  • 109 /

    Source Material for Attention Fascists. Alitalia Advertisement, National Geographic, 1966, photograph

    , Garry Noland
  • 111 /

    Flagging, styrofoam, cardboard, flashe, tape screws with decollage

    , Garry Noland
  • 112 /

    Convergent Strips, flashe with decollage, honeycomb board,  

    , Garry Noland
  • 118 /

    Willis Barnstone writing a poem at the wall of a temple facing the crescent moon shaped lake, Hongcun village, China 2006, photograph

    , Sarah Handler
  • 110 /

    Attention Fascists, collage on Department of Agriculture’s 1963 “America the Beautiful Series” poster

    , Garry Noland
  • Contributor Notes

  • 0 /

    Notes on Writers & Artists in This Issue

    ,
  • Introductions & Notes

  • 46 /

    Paula Streeter: The Art of Empty Dresses

    , Robert Stewart
  • 47 /

    Empty Dresses: An Introduction to the Art

    , Paula Streeter
  • 91 /

    Willis Barnstone, a celebration at 90

    , Robert Stewart
  • 92 /

    Willis Barnstone: Bibliography of contributions to New Letters (1973-2017)

    , New Letters' Staff
  • 104 /

    America the Beautiful: An Introduction to the Art

    , Garry Noland
  • Reviews

  • 131 /

    "A New & Timeless Sappho," on the new translation by Stanley Lombardo

    , Denise Low
  • 135 /

    "New England Alchemy," on poems by Megan Grumbling

    , Kevin O'Connor
  • 139 /

    "Do What a Poem Does," on a single poem by Greg Pape

    , Robert Stewart
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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

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