Contributors

John Parras
Contributor History

Biography
John Parras is the author of Fire on Mount Maggiore (University of Tennessee Press), which won the Peter Taylor Prize for the Novel, and the chapbook Dangerous Limbs: Prose Poems and Flash Fictions (Kattywompus Press). He teaches at William Paterson University and edits Map Literary: A Journal of Contemporary Writing and Art.

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In Print

Vol. 68
Inside Out: Architectures of Experience
Spring 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow

Online

July 18, 2017
The body is an object that orients vision. As much as I want to, I can’t stop looking. All the people getting on the subway—strangers. And yet I look at them, hopefully, vacantly. I stare.
July 11, 2017
In the palace of music, a gathering of the mute:
this became the body.
Parts 3–6
June 20, 2017
Coiled in the mother’s womb in the birth sac is a small creature with a large head and flat puckered face, tight-shut eyes, tiny clenched fists, that could be mistaken for a purely human fetus, or, from another angle, a chimpanzee baby with somewhat human features.
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The fourth reading in the Cities Series, presented by Conjunctions and the Bard Office of Alumni/ae Affairs, takes place at Myopic Books in Chicago
Saturday, August 26, 2017
7:00 pm
Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wicker Park, Chicago