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Paul Lisicky
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Paul Lisicky
Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan
Paul Lisicky is the author of six books, including The Narrow Door (Graywolf), Unbuilt Projects (Four Way Books), and Lawnboy (Graywolf). He teaches in the MFA Program at Rutgers University-Camden and lives in Brooklyn. His memoir Later: My Life at the Edge of the World is out from Graywolf Press in March 2020.

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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March 17, 2020
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Because he could picture himself curled up on the shelf of the refrigerator between the bread and the light.

2.

Because he stared up at the sprinkler attachment and thought of it as a metal flower.
March 10, 2020
Mears takes your name. As soon as you say it, he speaks it in quick echo, and it is now his and no longer yours. We don’t know what he does with it or what it does for him, but we do know what happens to those he pilfers.
March 3, 2020
All those touched and killed by the night end up floating on sea. Strewn across some other beaches are the stranded bodies of dead kings.