New Letters magazine

Volume 79 No. 2 (winter 2013)

  • Editor's Note

  • 6 /

    The Opposite, Also

    , Robert Stewart
  • Interview

  • 71 /

    Closer to the Water, an interview conducted by Angela Elam

    , Valzhyna Mort
  • Essays & Articles

  • 9 /

    May or May Not

    , Sandra Gail Lambert
  • 57 /

    Confessions of an Actual Mad Man

    , James McKinley
  • 81 /

    Hardware Store

    , James G. Brueggemann
  • 157 /

    Genius of the Word

    , Willis Barstone
  • Fiction

  • 23 /

    Last Words

    , Gabriel Welsch
  • 38 /

    Cultivation

    , Thomas Fox Averill
  • 95 /

    What the Water Is (Fig. 1-8)

    , Amanda Hartzell
  • 129 /

    Barrel Heat

    , Robert Day
  • Poetry

  • 0 /

    A Myth from the Palm Leaf Manuscript

    , Josephine Yu
  • 15 /

    Two Poems, translated by Valzhyna Mort

    , Andrej Khadanovich
  • 18 /

    "Words Can't Describe Orbison's Voice on This Last Show"

    , Charles Harper Webb
  • 20 /

    The Birth of Stand-Up

    , George Economou
  • 40 /

    Three Poems

    , Maxine Kumin
  • 43 /

    History: Three Poems

    , B. H. Fairchild
  • 46 /

    To a Beach in Spain

    , Susan Rieke
  • 68 /

    Sylt I

    , Valzhyna Mort
  • 86 /

    Three Poems

    , James Capozzi
  • 115 /

    Three Poems

    , Howard Schwartz
  • 148 /

    Two Poems

    , Linda M. Hasselstrom
  • 153 /

    Juilliard Cento Sonnet

    , Philip Dacey
  • 154 /

    *

    , Simon Perchik
  • 155 /

    Son

    , Chris Green
  • 166 /

    Four Poems

    , Willis Barnstone
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 170 /

    "Better Words," advice on poetry writing by Stephen Dobyns

    , Trish Reeves
  • 173 /

    "Clipboards at the Door," on a memoir by Kelly Barth

    , Lisa D. Stewart
  • 175 /

    "Remaking Joy," on the poetry of Karen An-hwei Lee

    , Jacqueline Kolosov
  • Artwork

  • 8 /

    Stair, Eden Project, photograph

    , Dana Fritz
  • 22 /

    Irrational Exuberance #14, photograph

    , Philip Heying
  • 49 /

    The Great Abyss, oil on canvas

    , Eric Zener
  • 50 /

    Much Clearer Down Below, oil on canvas

    , Eric Zener
  • 51 /

    Between Two Places, oil on canvas

    , Eric Zener
  • 52 /

    Unbound, oil on canvas

    , Eric Zener
  • 53 /

    Unwinding, oil on canvas

    , Eric Zener
  • 54 /

    All We Are is All We'll Ever Be, oil on canvas

    , Eric Zener
  • 55 /

    Reach for Me

    , Eric Zener
  • 56 /

    Keep Moving, oil on canvas

    , Eric Zener
  • 94 /

    Sand Dun Sunset, Desert Dome, photograph

    , Dana Fritz
  • 121 /

    Exterior Maintenance, Eden Project, photograph

    , Dana Fritz
  • 122 /

    Picnic Spot Near Lockes, Nevada, photograph

    , Philip Heying
  • 123 /

    First Demolition, Olive Street, 2013, photograph

    , Matt Rahner
  • 124 /

    Canyon, Desert Dome

    , Dana Fritz
  • 125 /

    Vines #4, archival pigment print

    , Jon Scott Anderson
  • 125 /

    Creek Snow, Coldwater Creek, Kansas, photograph

    , Jon Scott Anderson
  • 125 /

    Creek Stones, Coldwater Creek, Kansas, photograph

    , Jon Scott Anderson
  • 126 /

    Irrational Exuberance #6, photograph

    , Philip Heying
  • 127 /

    Hadley Brothers, Wabash Avenue, 2012, photograph

    , Matt Rahner
  • 128 /

    Cows in Pasture in the Arikaree Breaks, photograph

    , Philip Heying
  • Notes on Contributors

  • 183 /

    Note on Contributors to This Issue

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