Editor’s Remarks: Emperors, Wizards, and Glitter


Julia Phillips: Disappearing Earth

Doug Ramspeck: The World We Know

Becky Hagenston: The Sitters

Dennis McFadden: A Thousand Stars an Hour

Marshall Riggan: A Lovely Sin

Angie Pelekidis: The Things We Love

Katrin Gibb: John Doe Americana

Rich Elliott: The Faulkner Sentence


John Sibley Williams, 2016 Prize-winning Poem: The Length of the Field

Margit Rutherford: A Letter; Delusional Episodes

Nancy Lynée Woo: Baltimore riots: a nonsense poem

Eduardo Chirinos, translated by G. J. Racz: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Cassandra; Der Musikalischer Tugendspiegel; Music for the Royal Fireworks

Philip Raisor: One Hand Clapping

Matthew J. Spireng: The Last Poem of the Century


Emily Colucci: The Art of Nicole Eisenman


Richard Schmitt: Man Walks into a Bar

Jason G. Bogdaneris: We, the Corporate People


Disraeli: The Novel Position, by David Cesarani, reviewed by Martin Tucker

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