Cover art: The History of Dread: A Guide for the Perplexed, by Stephen Berkman. Reproduced by kind permission of the photographer.
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Shadow Selves

Spring 2010

Edited by Bradford Morrow.

Shadow Selves tackles the venerable theme of Self and Other, with narratives of dopplegängers, deceivers, the delusional, tracing the very nature of identity itself.

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Jonathan Carroll, Elizabeth Thug

Julia Elliot, Freak Magnet

Rick Moody, The Society for the Veneration of Bernard Madoff

Eleni Sikelianos, The Chinese Shirt /& The Human Body

H. M. Patterson, Sailing by Night

Michael Sheehan, Jean Takes a Moment to Respond

Susan Steinberg, Cowgirl

Jason Labbe, Six Poems for Jackie

Joyce Carol Oates, The Nordic Soul

Michael Coffey, Sunlight

Joshua Furst, The Kiss

Frederic Tuten, The Veranda

Rae Armantrout, Six Poems

Melinda Moustakis, The Mannequin in Soldotna

Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud, The Pest

J. W. McCormack, Energy Fools the Magician

Arthur Sze, Available Light

Paul West, Respecting the Daedal Anonym

Miranda Mellis, Misapprehensions: A Mobile in Ten Parts

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Glitter

Susan Daitch, Fission

Michael J. Lee, The New Year

Anne Waldman, Surf A Tide of Weirdness

Jaime Robles, Clone Poems

Catherine Imbriglio, Larghetto Intimacy

Jacob M. Appel, The Resurrection Bakeoff

Jess Row, Waterfalls

Laura van den Berg, The Isle of Youth