These carefully selected articles, poems, interviews and essays — all written exclusively for this publication — appeal to readers with wide-ranging interests and a love for the literary
- Feature essays by Sasha Archibald, Zach Dorfman, Michelle Huneven, Jasmine Iskandar, Evan Kindley, Louis P. Masur, Massimo Mazzotti, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Jedediah Purdy, Amy Weldon, Caroll Sun Yang, and Mia You.
- Original poetry by Kiki Petrosino, Sean Singer, and Danez Smith.
- Short takes by Ramona Ausubel, Mario Bellatin, Rivka Galchen, Manuel Gonzales, and Pauls Toutonghi.
- Including an Artist Portfolio and profile of Ruby Neri.
Killing It by Jedediah Purdy
Generation by Ramona Ausubel
Letter from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by Zach Dorfman
For Bayard by Danez Smith
The Smithsonian by Sasha Archibald
Jo Comes of Age by Mia You
New Beginnings by Manuel Gonzales
Cooking Ottolenghi by Michelle Huneven
A Solution by Rivka Galchen
Teaching by Kiki Petrosino
Artist Portfolio: Ruby Neri
From Blind Poet by Mario Bellatin
Fecundity by Jasmin Iskandar
Massacre on Veng Sreng Street by Anne Elizabeth Moore
Sacred Duty: The Life of John Quincy Adams by Louis P. Masur
Blue Jay by Sean Singer
Springtime in East Beirut, 1982 by Pauls Toutonghi
A Secondary Art: The Letters of Malcolm Cowley by Evan Kindley
The Weird Sisters by Amy Weldon
Drunk Dialer’s Ballad: Drinking in 20th-Century American Short Fiction by Caroll Sun Yang
Faking Galileo by Massimo Mazzotti