Vol. 8 No. 2, Summer 2003 (#30)

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Rachel Blau DuPlessis: Visions of a New Order    

by Dan Featherston

David Ray: The Truth-Teller    

by Tim Peterson

Firoozeh Dumas: A Story Worth Telling    

by Felicia C. Sullivan


Comic Meanwhiles:

The comics and critical writings of bp Nichol    by Charles Alexander

Double Fronted Books

an essay by Richard Kostelanetz

The Poet As Translator—Promethean Risk:

Clayton Eshleman, Pierre Joris, & Donald Revell discuss the difficulties of translating


Trial & Error: Wall Tappings: An International Anthology of Women's Prison Writings 200 A.D. to the Present, edited by Judith Scheffler     by Meleah Maynard

The New Life: a comic by Gary Sullivan

Last Laugh: Where Do Playwrights Get Their Ideas? by Louis Phillips



All Poets Welcome    Daniel Kane     by Chris Fischbach

Surrealist Subversions    Ron Sakolsky, ed.     by Rod Smith

The Next American Essay    John D'Agata, ed.     by Thomas Haley

What Next    Walter Mosley     by Christopher Luna

Bronzeville    Maren Stange     by Mark Nowak

Revenge     Ellen von Unwerth     by Charisse Gendron

Strapped for Cash     Mack Friedman     by Brad K. Jacobson

The Eighteen Nineties     Holbrook Jackson     by John Toren

Oklahoma Tough     Ron Padgett     by John Olson

Free Pages and Hard Times    Manuel González Prada     by Jay Miskowiec

Colonial Affairs     Greg Mullins     by Mark Terrill

You Alone Are Real To Me     Lou Andreas-Salomé     by Sarah Fox

Sing, Whisper, Shout, Pray!    M. Jacqui Alexander, Lisa Albrecht, Sharon Day,
and Mab Segrest, eds.     by Sun Yung Shin

Who Knows?     Raymond M. Smullyan     by H.E. Everding

The Queen of Peace Room    Magie Dominic     by Thomas Haley

As Ever Was    Hammond Guthrie     by Chris Fischbach

Sonic Cool    Joe S. Harrington    by Adam Hall

Lily Dale    Christine Wicker     by Thomas Wiloch


Third Factory    Victor Shklovsky     by Brent Cunningham

Slow Monkeys     Jim Nichols     by Neil Kozlowicz

Tilt     Elizabeth Burns     by Rochelle Ratner

What I Loved     Siri Hustvedt     by Alicia L. Conroy

Fatma     Raja Alem     by Michelle Reale

Repetition     Alain Robbe-Grillet     by Laird Hunt

The Trip To Bordeaux     Ludwig Harig     by John Olson

B: A Novel     Jonathan Baumbach     by Amy Havel

Things That Never Happen     M. John Harrison     by Alan DeNiro

Mygale     Thierry Jonquet     by Marc Lowenthal

Gudrun's Tapestry     Joan Schweighardt     by Susann Cokal

The Rising of the Moon     Emile Capouya     by Xavier Ximenez

Such Sweet Thunder    Vincent O. Carter     by Tricia Cornell

Resistance     Christine Japely     by Mark Terrill

The Boy On The Bus     Deborah Schupack     by Carol Ann Sima

Rhapsody For A Unicorn     Oscar Cappelli     by Kris Lawson

A Cleaning Woman     Christian Oster    by N. N. Hooker

Bohannon's Women     Joseph Hansen     by Kevin Carollo

Common Criminals     Larry Fondation     by Doug Nufer


Emblems of Desire     Maurice Scève     by Karl Krause

Turneresque     Elizabeth Willis     by Cole Swensen

A Handmade Museum     Brenda Coultis     by Aaron Kunin

The Complete Poems of Kenneth Rexroth     Sam Hamill and Bradford Morrow, eds.     by Robert Zaller

Evidence of the Paranormal    Albert Flynn DeSilver, ed.     by Chris Martin

Autumn Grasses     Margaret Gibson     by Lynnell Edwards

Under the Sun     Rachel Levitsky     by Arielle Greenberg

Dear, Read     Lisa Fishman     by Christopher Mattison

True News     Craig Watson     by Mark Tursi

Call Me Ishmael Tonight     Agha Shahid Ali     by Arielle Greenberg

The Biography of Broken Things     Sean Thomas Dougherty     by John Bradley

Nude Siren     Peter Richards     by Mark Tursi

Irish Literary Magazines     Tom Clyde     by Richard Kostelanetz


Supreme: The Story of the Year & Supreme: The Return     Alan Moore     by Adam Hall

One Hundred Demons     Lynda Barry     by Meleah Maynard

Phoenix: Dawn     Osamu Tezuka     by Stepan Chapman

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