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New American Writing
Volume: 17 | Year: 1999

Table of Contents:

George Albon
from Fire Break

Mary Jo Bang
Louise Sighs, Such a Long Winter, This
A Cake of Nineteen Slices

Todd Baron
Hegemony

Faith Barrett
Forfeit

Calvin Bedient
Was It Stella, or Was It Stella?

Charles Bernstein
Today's Not Opposite Day

David Breskin
State of Affairs of State

David Bromige
Neglect a Rubric

Barbara Campbell
Foreground

Amy England
Itinerary

Elaine Equi
The Burden of Bad Objects
Beckett's Objects

Caroline Finkelstein
Black Sabbath

John Forbes
Ode to Karl Marx
Sydney Harbour Considered as a Matisse
Satellite of Love

Phillip Foss
The Thinking Reed
Climatology

Dan Howell
Us
For Example

Devin Johnston
Crossed Out

Claudia Keelan
Tactical
Utopic

Joanna Klink
Spare

Kihara Koichi
Apocalypse

Carolyn Koo
from The Week-End Book: Large Blue
from The Week-End Book: Weathers
from The Week-End Book: Food & Drink
from The Week-End Book: Acts of Enclosure
from The Week-End Book: Common Names & Companies

John Latta
The Old Masters
A Modernism without Rhetoric

Rachel Loden
The Last of Bebe
Fury's Ukelele

Douglas Messerli
The Page
The Bright Delineation of the Silence
So Sudden--

C. Leiren Mower
Speaking Silence

Jenny Mueller
The Donna Reed Party
Jublate Cassavetes

Fred Muratori
Postmodern

Rose Najia
Zeno's Paradox

John Norton
Failure as an Option

Ishle Yi Park
MASterpiece of PROPHYlactics (Schizophrenic)

D. A. Powell
[cherry elixir: the first medication. So mary poppins]
[in the course of travel. Strychnine every few hours. some italian art.]

Stephen Ratcliffe
from Idea's Mirror

Donald Revell
What Can Stop This
The Stars Perfect Their Perfection
Nature a Corner for Me

Elizabeth Robinson
Gesture

Standard Schaefer
from My Implements

Susan Schultz
Appreciation Sale

Peter Dale Scott
from Minding the Darkness

Spencer Selby
Task (17)
Task (24)
Task (25)

John Shoptaw
from WRONG

Eleni Sikelianos
Essay: Seven Aspects of Milking Time
Essay: At Night the Autoportrait at Night the Half-Mast
Essay: On the First Lines of the Invocation of Light

Carol Snow
Bit
Vocabulary Sentence(s)

Gustaf Sobin
Madrigal
From a Mimosa Sketchbook

Gary Soto
The Cottages on Divisadero

Donna Stonecipher
Taxi-Dancer

Chris Stroffolino
Downtown in Breeze

Amano Tadashi
Apple

John Tranter
Men's Talk

Karen Volkman
Three Poems

Liz Waldner
Radioactive Assay and Eptiaph (Indian School)

Marjorie Welish
Thing Receving Road: Still Life
Thing Receving Road: Jars in Translation
Thing Receving Road: Thing Receiving Road
Thing Receving Road: Rendering Mien
Thing Receving Road: Thing

Mac Wellman
from Miniature Diwan

Susan Wheeler
Short Shrift

Elizabeth Willis
from Turneresque: Clash by Night
from Turneresque: The Wolfman
from Turneresque: The Monster
from Turneresque: A Stolen Life

Poets of Interest in this issue:

Mary Jo Bang
Louise Sighs, Such a Long Winter, This; A Cake of Nineteen Slices

 

Devin Johnston
Crossed Out

 

Joanna Klink
Spare

 

D. A. Powell
[cherry elixir: the first medication. So mary poppins]; [in the course of travel. Strychnine every few hours. some italian art.]

 

Donald Revell
What Can Stop This; The Stars Perfect Their Perfection; Nature a Corner for Me

 

Elizabeth Robinson
Gesture

 

Eleni Sikelianos
Essay: Seven Aspects of Milking Time; Essay: At Night the Autoportrait at Night the Half-Mast; Essay: On the First Lines of the Invocation of Light

 

Donna Stonecipher
Taxi-Dancer

 

Chris Stroffolino
Downtown in Breeze

 

Karen Volkman
Three Poems

 

Liz Waldner
Radioactive Assay and Eptiaph (Indian School)

 

Elizabeth Willis
from Turneresque: Clash by Night; from Turneresque: The Wolfman; from Turneresque: The Monster; from Turneresque: A Stolen Life