Contributors

Charles B. Strozier
Contributor History
  • Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln — The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed, Conjunctions:66

Biography
Charles B. Strozier teaches history at John Jay College and the Graduate Center, CUNY, and is a practicing psychoanalyst in New York City. He is the author of Lincoln’s Quest for Union: A Psychological Portrait (Basic Books and Paul Dry Books), Heinz Kohut: The Making of a Psychoanalyst (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), and Apocalypse: Fundamentalism in America (Beacon).

Connect

e-mail
Submissions

In Print

current issue
Numina: The Enchantment Issue
Fall 2023
Bradford Morrow

Online

February 21, 2024
Because in the kitchen, it’s difficult to lie

Because the yearbook photo shows long straight hair parted down the middle, Marcia Brady-
  style

Because in my son’s mind, he has only one dziadek & babcia & that blindspot diminishes me
  more each day
February 14, 2024
The earliest, from my brother (June 2007) was twelve seconds long: “Hi, it’s me—aww, fucking-A!—Hi, it’s me, call later, I guess.”

Then the first day of August 2007, twenty seconds: “Hi Amanda, this is Ollie, I just saw the news a bridge fell down in Minneapolis—I hope you weren’t on it. I guess that’s why I’m calling. I’ll try you later. Okay, love you, bye.” I was working at the café when I missed the call.
February 7, 2024
The road where I lived went in a circle.
Inside the road circle was a circle of grass.
Inside the circle of grass was the matter I looked through
And looked at, waiting for whatever moved in from the edges
And came together in the middle of the circle.
 
The 2019 Shirley Jackson Award winner reads from his work
Monday, March 25, 2024
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Campus Center, Weis Cinema