Detail of the installation “Accumulation—Searching for the Destination,” from Chiharu Shiota’s solo exhibition Where Are We Going? at the Marugame Genichiro–Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan, 2012. Image is reproduced with the kind permission of Chiharu Shiota. © 2014 Chiharu Shiota; all rights reserved by the artist.

Spring 2014

Edited by Bradford Morrow.

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From Africa to China, Pakistan to the Philippines, to locales that are not to be found on any map, this issue interrogates exile as both a literal expulsion or ostracism and, as Primo Levi has it, “the prevalence of the unreal over the real.”

H. G. Carrillo, Splaining Yourself

Aleš Šteger, Three Berlin Essays, translated by Brian Henry

Christie Hodgen, Customer Reviews

Peter Straub, The Collected Short Stories of Freddie Prothero

Laura van den Berg, Havana

Lance Olsen, Dreamlives of Debris

John Parras, Song of Magsaysay

Marjorie Welish, Folding Cythera

Paul West, Omobo

Charles Baudelaire, Poor Belgium: The Argument, translated by Richard Sieburth

Maxine Chernoff, Five Poems

Brian Evenson, Cult

Robin Hemley, Celebrating Russian Federation Day with Immanuel Kant

Edie Meidav, Dog’s Journey

Stephen O’Connor, The Zip

Gillian Conoley, Preparing One’s Consciousness for the Avatar

Can Xue, Coal, translated by Annelise Finegan Wasmoen

Martin Riker, Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return

Wil Weitzel, The Gujjar at the River

Matthew Pitt, A Damn Sight

Arthur Sze, Water Calligraphy

Gabriel Blackwell, The Invention of an Island

Robyn Carter, Aftershock