Cristina Campo
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CRISTINA CAMPO (1923–1977) is one of several pseudonyms used by the reclusive
Italian poet, writer, and translator Vittoria Maria Angelica Marcella Cristina Guerrini. She published only two books of essays in her lifetime: Fairy Tale and Mystery and The Flute and the Carpet. These two collections, along with a selection of fiction and nonfiction, will be published in 2024 by NYRB Classics as The Unforgivable and Other Writings, with an introduction by Kathryn Davis.



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Numina: The Enchantment Issue
Fall 2023
Bradford Morrow


November 29, 2023
The greens—myriad, viridescent: 
every one of them alive.
November 22, 2023
HE WENT DOWN THE STREET, his old street, on a whim, and then the whim birthed another and he turned [...]
by Han Ong
November 15, 2023
    Curious spirits, Eleanor says. I cannot discern that these spirits around you have a personal connection to you, by which I mean, I cannot discern the emotions common to relations and loved ones, like love or concern. These are spirits who you do not know. I don't know why they are gathered around you. Maybe they are just passing through and something about you has detained them for the hour, for the day.