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Time Piece

Do you remember hospital visits? Medicine too toxic to be touched by human hands and dispensed throughout the day? Do you remember digital watches with...

All We Know to Do: Christopher Hewitt Award Honorees

In one of the poems that Christopher Hewitt published in A&U, and reprinted in our anthology, Art and Understanding: Literature from the First Twenty...

Attempt One, to Tempt to Transform

  Attempt One, to Tempt to Transform Hungry, cold, confused Fever breaks me My skin is haunted Each pore feels like static I could reach another world I just cut a...

Prayer for Immunity in Grand Army Plaza

Prayer for Immunity in Grand Army Plaza At a quarter to dusk a moon froze in the groin of an elm, horses on the arch dragged...

Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall: Review

Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall by James Magruder Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Five graduate students, their assorted friends and lovers, and a self-described...

Two Natures: Review

Two Natures by Jendi Reiter Saddle Road Press Reviewed by T.J. Banks Julian Selkirk gets under our skin. Immediately. When we first meet him, the hero of Jendi...

Boystown 9: Review

Boystown 9: Lucky Days by Marshall Thornton Kenmore Books Reviewed by John Francis Leonard It’s 1984, Reagan is running for his second term and private eye Nick Nowak...

Owls Don’t Have to Mean Death: Review

Owls Don't Have to Mean Death by Chip Livingston Tincture/Lethe Press Reviewed by Hank Trout Chip Livingston’s lyrical, heart-wrenching new novel, Owls Don’t Have to Mean Death, introduces...

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