Introduction to the Art Feature: Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz

AGNI in the Music Business

What is Music? What is Poetry?

David Mamet and Poetic Language in Drama

First Love: A Memoir

Shadowboxing: Saved by Shame: Milosz’s Concupiscent Curds

One Person in Three Substances, or Three Substances in One Person?

The Transfiguration of Pinsky


Interview with Philip Levine

By Jason Shinder

Translated by Philip Levine


Biographical Fragment

By Sándor Csoóri

Translated by Len Roberts & Maria Szende

Elect Bastard Toadflax

A Little Song About Plastic

A Little Song About Negative Capability

It’s Hard to Be the Child

A Morning Letter

To Reinvent the World

If the Earth Quakes

Drafts of “The Ice Storm”

Plaza Street and Flatbush

The Ignominy of Desire

Cleaning the Clock

The Furniture of My Own Neglect

Invisible Bride

A Version of the Future

Love Without End

Oakland 1991


American Joe

Cover My Body with Mud, Give Me Back My Eyes

The Authentic is a Line

In Memoriam

Poetry by Adrienne Rich, Sándor Csoóri, Philip Levine, Jason Shinder, Judy Page Heitzman, and others; fiction by Pushcart Prize-winner Tony Ardizzone, National Book Award runner-up Rose Moss, Frederick Busch, and Perrin Ireland. Nonfiction by Tom Sleigh; Jason Shinder interview with Philip Levine; Eric Chasalow on “AGNI in the Music Business”; reviews by Eric McHenry, and others. Document section features drafts of Robert Pinsky’s “The Ice-Storm.”

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