Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Issue

Fall 2006

Edited by Bradford Morrow.

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This landmark anniversary issue celebrates twenty-five years of publishing the best in innovative, contemporary writing.

Jonathan Lethem, Their Back Pages

William H. Gass, A Little History of Modern Music

Edmund White, From Hotel de Dream

John Barth, Tear-Down

Howard Norman, Scissors-in-Window

Jim Crace, From The Pesthouse

Christopher Sorrentino, Crepuscule for Mickey

Brenda Coultas, From The Abolition Journal

John Ashbery, Three Poems

Julia Elliott, Her Monkey

Forrest Gander, Two Ligatures

Elizabeth Robinson, From The Woman in White

Rikki Ducornet, Two Stories

Maureen Howard, Studio Visit

Keith Waldrop, Two or Three Poems

Diane Williams, Four Stories

Peter Gizzi, Vincent, Homesick for the Land of Pictures

Edie Meidav, Utopia, or, My Pleasure

Martine Bellen, Tribute to H. D.

Joanna Scott, Heaven and Hell

Peter Straub, From The Skylark

Ann Lauterbach, Realm of Ends

Joyce Carol Oates, Nowhere

Lydia Davis, Two Stories

C. D. Wright, Two Poems

Marjorie Welish, Isle of the Signatories

Reginald Shepherd, Four Poems

Jonathan Carroll, From The Ghost In Love

Rae Armantrout, Four Poems

Marcella Durand, Traffic and Weather

Peter Dale Scott, Two Meditations

Lyn Hejinian, Four Poems

Micheline Aharonian Marcom, From Draining the Sea

Barbara Guest, Shelley in the Navy-Colored Chair

Rosmarie Waldrop, By the Waters of Babylon

Robert Kelly, All the Modes of Travel

Scott Geiger, The Vice Admiral’s Elements

Robert Antoni, Trial of the Satellite or How My Great-great-great-grandfather Almost Lost His Virginity on His Fifteenth Birthday

Clark Coolidge, Five Poems

Valerie Martin, How I Lost My Religion

Lynne Tillman, Playing Hurt

Jessica Hagedorn, From The Perfume of Meat

Rick Moody, Story With Advice

Will Self, From Scale: A Musical Regression in Five Acts