Fall 2015 / Spring 2017

 

ISSN 1542-3123

Mitochondrielephant
Colored Pencil Sketch
by Katrina Kostro

“A bird may love a fish, but where would they live?”
–quoted by Robert Klein Engler

In This Issue:

Poetry:

Small Thimble That Holds the Glory: The Poetry Feature for Fall 2015 to Spring 2017 includes work by Patricia Brody, Joan Colby, Philip Dacey, Alixa Doom, Robert Klein Engler, Allen C. Fischer, David Francis, Mitchell Krockmalnik Grabois, Allison Grayhurst, Joanne Grumet, Patrick Henry, Walter Hess, Edison Jennings, Samantha Kitsch, Katrina Kostro, Richard Levine, Michael Morical, Lisa Olsson, Tamra Plotnick, Jared Smith, Margo Taft Stever, John J. Trause, Barry Wallenstein, Chocolate Waters and Martin Willitts Jr.

Twelve:

Prize-winning poems from NYC public High Schools, 2016

Big City, Little:

Robert Klein Engler, At the Headwaters
Richard Levine, Mapped by Heart

Fiction:

Andrew S. Taylor, THE FIRST REVOLT

Articles:

Robert Klein Engler, POETRY AND THE POLITICS OF AIRY NOTHING
Valery Oisteanu, OH DADA, TRUE DADA! WHERE ART THOU NOW? REFLECTIONS ON DADA CENTENNIAL

Essays:

Margo Taft Stever, JAILS WITHOUT BARS: SHELTERS FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN
Patrick Henry, “CHOIR MASTERS AT BRATISLAVA”, excerpt from Facing the Music

Reviews:

The Mystery of Systems, Poems by Carl Rosenstock, reviewed by Dean Kostos
George Wallace, A Simple Blues with a Few Intangibles, reviewed by Carolyn Alifair Skebe
Ronnie Norpel reviews Barry Wallenstein’s, At the Surprise Hotel and other poems
Michael Morical, The Way Home, reviewed by Cori L. Gabbard

Bookshelf:

Barry Wallenstein – Drastic Dislocations
Kyle Laws & Jared Smith – This Town

CDs:

David Francis – Improvisation
Cornelia Street Album circa 1979

Links

“What Was, Was” Barry Wallenstein CD: DRASTIC DISLOCATIONS:
Ronnie Norpel at Parkside Lounge 1/31/2016: “The Seven Deadly Sins and Their Remedies”
“Judge Roberts: One Man, One Woman, One Vote” by Preston Hollow
The Same
Home Planet News
GeorgeKunze.com

Events:

Friday, 7 pm, February 16, 2018
BigCityLit Reading – Poetry Feature
Special Guest Reader: Stephen Massimilla
Book Culture
536 West 112th Street
(b/t Broadway/Central Park West)
New York, NY 10025
Free Admission