Stefano De Luigi/VII / “Hiding in the City: The Art of Liu Bolin”
“In order to survive, hiding is often key. Human beings are not animals. Because they do not know how to protect themselves.”


Dario Bellezza, from Nothingness, Glamour, Farewell, from Notes for a Novel in Verse. Translated from the Italian by Peter Covino

Arthur Rimbaud, Seven-Year-Old Poets. Translated from the French by Donald Revell

Derek Henderson, Walnut Tree, What is Considered, Towards Speech

Geoffrey Babbitt, The Writer Over the Page is Driven Down But Like a Robin by a Worm, None: Homoeoteleutonic, Scribal Error Transcription of Revelations 7

Robin Kozak, Jacaranda

Brandon Krieg, In the Shadow of the Reactor, Tone Poem, Infinitive, Indifferent Well

Jehanne Dubrow, [Then the God of War]

Maia Circe, The Unfinished Spell, The Smallest Predictions, TV. Translated from the Spanish by Jesse Lee Kercheval


Hossein M. Abkenar, Classmates. Translated from the Persian by Sara Khalili

Jennifer Sears, The Interrorgator Recites a Love Song

Stephan Eirik Clark, Breathing Lessons

Christos Chartomatsidis, Alicia the Fat Witch. Translated from the Bulgarian by Velina Minkoff, Rayna Rossenova, and Borislava Velkova

Peter Orner, Cedar City, Utah, 1974

Kelly Puig Carroll, The Transmutation of Fernando Pessoa’s Remains, Letter to Arthur

Richard Wiley, Reading Faust in Shimoda

Ghassan Zeineddine, A Martyr Artist

Emily Geminder, Your Village Has Been Bombed

Eric McMillan, What Is This You Do

Laura Weinert-Kendt, El Director

Pedro Ponce, Hallucinogenic Toreador

Moniru Ravanipour, Golnâr

Marianne Villanueva, Expatriate Writer (Portland, Oregon)

Terrance Manning Jr., Before All the Laughing Left

Lee Foust, Finn Blood


Lucy Morris, Abe & I

Nicole Walker, Tongue

Douglas Unger, Strange Voices, Subversions, Killer Tomatoes: Literature in Translation

Robert Brunk, The Meaning of Ablaqueate

Elizabeth Rush, The Saree Express

Michael Martone, Live Blogging My Father’s Death


Karl Ove Knausgaard, from My Struggle: Book Four. Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett

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