Issue 26

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Editor-in-Chief: Mike McGregor
Executive Editor: Lori Soderlind
Managing Editor: Jennifer Lucas
Fiction Editors: Ken Foster & Justin Peacock
Nonfiction Editors: Peter Graham & Tom Payne
Poetry Editors: Jennifer Franklin & Elizabeth Stein
Circulation Manager: Kevin Roth
Advertising Manager: Chris Langworthy
Assistant Managing Editor: Gregory Cowles
Production Coordinators: Scott Smith & Myronn Hardy
Graphic Design: John Emerson
Editorial Board: Michael Albin, Catherine Coy, Carolyn Ebbit, Ruth Ellenson, Brian Farnham, Martha Guild, Vincent Hamilton, Bryant Palmer, Elizabeth Hickey, David Semanki, Amy Silna, Tracy Smith, Rae Vukovitch, Allison Woods-Richardson

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Fiction:

Chuck Palahniuk/ Invisible Monsters
Michael Drinkard/ Rat
Diane Lefer/ A Good German
Terese Svoboda/ Electricity
Stewart O’Nan/ Dear Stephen King

Nonfiction:

New York City Students/ Autobiography of Me
Charles Bowden/ Love in the Badlands
Janet Reitman/ A Season in Exile
Bill Roorbach/ Honeymoon

Interview:

With poet and novelist Sherman Alexie

Photography:
By Diana Michener with an introduction by Luc Sante

Poetry (From Great Britain and Ireland
Scottland:
John Burnside/ Coming Home & Muddy Road to Adam Johnson’s House
Robin Robertson/ Aberdeen
Kathleen Jamie/ The Bogie-Wife & The Tay Moses & Arraheids
Don Paterson/ Addenda

England:

Katherine Pierpoint/ Fenland Station in Winter & Answers on a Postcard & The Lie of the Land
Mairi MacInnes/ The Given & The Committee Road on North Uist
James Lasdun/ Lime Pickle
Christopher Middleton/ The Lime Tree
Ruth Fainlight/ The Bench
Vicki Feaver/ Ice and Coal
Michael Hofmann/ Avenue A & ‘No Company But Fear’
Lavinia Greenlaw/ The Earliest Known Representation of a storm in Western Art
Carol Rumens/ The Lightest Dancer & Rainmaker’s Gossip & Fairy Tale, Apart from Three Words

Ireland:

Eavan Boland/ Irish Women Explorers of the Nineteenth Century
Eamon Grennan/ Belief & Dancer
Sara Berkeley/ The Beach & Grandfather in the Backyard & Extremes & Dancing with Anthony
Dennis O’ Driscoll/ Selling Out
Michael Longley/ Pale Butterwort & The Mill
Paul Muldoon/ White Shoulders
Sinead Morrissey/ Europa Hotel & September Light & A Performance
Medbh McGuckian/ Pass Christian & The Marital We & A Waiting Plate

Special Section:
A Tribute to Jane Kenyon:
Jean Valentine/ Elegy for Jane Kenyon
Donald Hall/ Jane Kenyon & excerpt for The One Day & “A Beard for a Blue Pantry” & Old Roses
Jane Kenyon/ Alone for a Week & The Suitor & Winter Lambs & Chrysanthemums & Pharoah & Prognosis & Let Evening Come
Maxine Kumin/ After the Poetry Reading
Charles Simic/ Jane Kenyon
Sharon Olds/ To Jane in the Church & Love
Galway Kinnell/ How Could You Not?