New Letters magazine

Volume 48 No. 2 (winter, 1981-1982)

  • Fiction

  • 5 / Speaking French in Kansas, Robert Day
  • 17 /

    The Contrivance

    , Daniel Curley
  • 57 /

    He Soaked Me Up, translated by Alexis Levitin

    , Clarice Lispector
  • 61 / Black Magnet Scottie/ White Magnet Scottie, Richard Jones
  • Poetry

  • 29 / Bronze Chains, Robert Peters
  • 30 / Photograph One, Robert Peters
  • 30 / Photograph Two, Robert Peters
  • 31 / Departure, Robert Peters
  • 31 / Invitation, Robert Peters
  • 32 / Memories of Oceanside, Jim Barnes
  • 33 / Once in Winnemucca, Jim Barnes
  • 34 / Otter dream, Stephen Dunning
  • 35 / Turns, Stephen Dunning
  • 36 /

    Prophecy, translated by George Bogin

    , Jules Supervielle
  • 37 / Orientations, Virginia R. Terris
  • 38 /

    The Yellow Chair

    , Virginia R. Terris
  • 38 / Night Vision, Virginia R. Terris
  • 39 / I Am, David Ignatow
  • 40 / Spare Parts, Scott Simmer
  • 41 / Brooklyn, David Posner
  • 42 /

    The Disappearance: Argentina, 1979

    , Lorrie Goldensohn
  • 43 /

    Leningrad, translated by Ephim Fogel

    , Osip Mandelshtam
  • 44 /

    To Nadezhda Mandelshtam, translated by Ephim Fogel

    , Osip Mandelshtam
  • 44 /

    The Age of the Wolfdog, translated by Ephim Fogel

    , Osip Mandelshtam
  • 45 /

    The Uncollected Works of Osip Mandelshtam (1972)

    , Ephim Fogel
  • 47 /

    The Ladder Tree

    , Mark Vinz
  • 48 / Old Homesteads in Canada, Lyn Lifshin
  • 48 / November 1 Boogie, Lyn Lifshin
  • 49 / Looking Out On the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Ken McCullough
  • 49 / Apropos of a Japanese Print, Virginia Scott Miner
  • 50 / According to the Baal Shem Toad, Ken Fifer
  • 51 /

    In the high stars, translated by Marija Maddock and Willis Barnstone

    , Anna Akhmatova
  • 52 / Over the Rainbow, John Taylor
  • 65 / Environmental Impact Statement, Charles Langton
  • 66 / To Tom About the Apple Trees, Charles Langton
  • 66 / Leaving Oregon, Kerry Paul May
  • 67 / When You Touch the H on Any Typewriter Please Think, Brown Miller
  • 67 / These Are Not Words and You Are Not Reading, Brown Miller
  • 68 / Suburban Summer, Marya Zaturenska
  • 68 /

    The Neglected Garden

    , Marya Zaturenska
  • 69 / from Migrations, Marty Lammon
  • 70 / Victorian Photograph, Jamie Hepburn
  • 71 / Nationality?, Jamie Hepburn
  • 72 / Criss Cross, Alfred Starr Hamilton
  • 74 / Arms, Alfred Starr Hamilton
  • 74 / Telephone, Alfred Starr Hamilton
  • 74 /

    A Carrot

    , Alfred Starr Hamilton
  • 75 / Rain, George Keithley
  • 76 /

    The Children Who Left

    , George Keithley
  • 77 / Proverbs, George Keithley
  • 78 / Something New, George Keithley
  • 79 / This Field, This Lake, George Keithley
  • 80 / Happy People, Patrick Smith
  • 80 / And Happy People, Patrick Smith
  • 81 / Listen Son, Listen, Patrick Smith
  • 82 / Telegrams, Arno Karlen
  • 84 / Jerusalem, Felix Pollak
  • 84 / Reading the Bible in Braille, Felix Pollak
  • 85 / Kodachrome, Felix Pollak
  • 85 /

    A Chassidic Cat's Impatient Dinner Request

    , Felix Pollak
  • 86 /

    The Moving Van

    , Patricia Goedicke
  • 88 /

    The Style

    , Gene Frumkin
  • 89 /

    The Aunts

    , David Swanger
  • 89 / Le Dejeuner sur l'herbe, John Tagliabue
  • 90 / How to Dream When You Are in the Desert, Dabney Stuart
  • 91 / Separations, Evan Zimroth
  • 92 /

    A Room in the Dust

    , George H. Gurley, Jr.
  • 93 / Oliver Briggs: Night Work, Dave Etter
  • 94 / Leonard Masssingail: Fatherly Advice, Dave Etter
  • 95 / Carl Yelenich: One Tough Hombre, Dave Etter
  • 95 / For An Epiphany, Michael Heffernan
  • 96 / Bread, Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
  • 97 / Making Love Outside a Cemetery Somewhere Near Marysville Under a Full Moon, Susan Kelly-DeWitt
  • 98 / Landfill Hours, Jane Mayhall
  • 98 /

    The Trees are Swaying, translated by Naomi Lindstrom

    , Jaime Sabines
  • 99 / Thorndyke Reflects with Distaste upon His Culture, Karl Kopp
  • 100 / Reunion, Karl Kopp
  • 102 / South African Gold Miner, Robert Winner
  • 103 / 8-Dec-80, Geof Hewitt
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 105 /

    Songs of Cifar and the Sweet Sea by Pablo Antonio Cuadra

    , Dave Oliphant
  • 105 /

    Different Ways to Pray by Naomi Shihab Nye

    , Dave Oliphant
  • 105 /

    Repairs by G. E. Murray

    , Dave Oliphant
  • 108 /

    Against the Silences by Paul Blackburn

    , Toby Olson
  • 108 /

    The Gospel of Celine Arnauld by Clayton Eshleman

    , Toby Olson
  • 108 /

    Crystals by Janet Rodney

    , Toby Olson
  • 111 /

    Brothers, I Have Loved You All by Hayden Carruth

    , Adrian Oktenberg
  • 113 /

    Portrait of an Artist, A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe by Laurie Lisle

    , Adrian Oktenberg
  • 115 /

    Hope Against Hope by Nadezhda Mandelshtam, translated by Max Hayward

    , Jonathan Griffith
  • 115 /

    Hope Abandoned by Nadezhda Mandelshtam, translated by Max Hayward

    , Jonathan Griffith
  • 119 /

    The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown by Sterling A. Brown

    , Robert Stewart
  • Artwork

  • 0 /

    Donkeys in field, photograph

    , Judy Ray
  • 4 /

    Bare tree limbs and rotting cart, photograph

    , Judy Ray
  • 16 /

    Wooden chairs outside, photograph

    , Judy Ray
  • 35 /

    Cat, illustration

    , Kay Burford
  • 41 /

    Fish a la cat, illustration

    , Kay Burford
  • 46 /

    Ladder leaning against tree, photograph

    , Wayne Gudmundson
  • 51 /

    Lots of cats, illustration

    , Kay Burford
  • 53 /

    Man sleeping in doorway, photograph

    , Judy Ray
  • 54 /

    Car with art for rent sign, photograph

    , Judy Ray
  • 55 /

    Vintage car in front of New York skyline, photograph

    , Judy Ray
  • 56 /

    Jesse's truck stop, photograph

    , Judy Ray
  • 71 /

    Paratroopers, illustration

    , Jamie Hepburn
  • 73 /

    Tunnels, illustration

    , Jamie Hepburn
  • 74 /

    Tanks, illustration

    , Jamie Hepburn
  • 91 /

    Broken Horse, photograph

    , Si Dunn
  • 104 /

    Volcano, photograph

    , Roger Pfingston
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