New Letters magazine

Volume 65 No. 4 (summer, 1999)

  • Essays & Articles

  • 20 /

    Introduction: On Theodore A. Harris

    , Amiri Baraka
  • 51 /

    Westbury Court

    , Edwidge Danticat
  • 58 /

    Introduction: On the Photographs

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 62 /

    Introduction: Judge's Note

    , Catherine Browder
  • 76 /

    Woman in Front of the Sun: Journey Toward a Poem

    , Judith Ortiz Cofer
  • Fiction

  • 7 / Teeth on Bone, Rosa Shand
  • 23 / In the Wide Meshes of Heaven's Net, Seamus O'Bannion
  • 63 /

    The Paint Reader

    , Willie Tranmer
  • 89 / Ask Reno, Richard Dokey
  • 113 / Speedwell, Tom Yori
  • Poetry

  • 40 / In Which I Elevate Myself to Sainthood, Trish Reeves
  • 41 / Picture at Impact, Trish Reeves
  • 42 / Of the Night, Trish Reeves
  • 44 / After Shooting the Barbados Ram, Alice Friman
  • 46 / American Poem on the Dictator's Desk, D. W. Fenza
  • 48 /

    the people in the car behind me are happy

    , Thom Williams
  • 49 / Fear of Darkness, Rabinda K. Swain
  • 57 / Why I Write, Edwidge Danitcat
  • 99 / Button Your Lip, William Trowbridge
  • 100 / Interstitial Motherhood, Julie Fay
  • 103 / Old Woman, Virginia R. Terris
  • 104 / Christmas, Daniel Donaghy
  • 105 / One Thing That Didn't Make the Papers, Daniel Donaghy
  • 106 / Spring Romance, Anthony Butts
  • 107 / To His Child Five Months in Utero, John de Stefano
  • 108 / November, Debra Innocenti
  • 109 / Interpolations of Every Book in All Books, Debra Innocenti
  • Artwork

  • 0 /

    We Wear Our Flesh Like Flames, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 6 /

    1995 Seize the Time, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 19 /

    1995 Under Occupation, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 22 /

    1999 Collage Eulogy for Amadou Diallo, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 50 /

    1999 Remember Eric Smith, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 59 /

    Sergeant F. DeBruin Department of Prisons Employee, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 60 /

    Security Guard and Girlfriend, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 61 /

    Cat Catcher, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 86 /

    Laborers, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 87 /

    Man Shaving on Verandah, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 88 /

    Bedroom, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 102 /

    Woman and Dogs, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 111 /

    Façade, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 112 /

    Roommates, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
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