Features

December 5th, 2016 | 9:30pm

Living with Ricky is fine. The things you accept—they're small things. Like the way he kicks off his shoes in the hallway at the end of the workday, leaving them there for you to nearly break your ankle on when you have to pee in the middle of the night. He has a point: if you know you’re going...

Nepal Hill village
December 2nd, 2016 | 6:00am

Nepal Hill village

One Wednesday morning late in the rainy season of 1964, I sat at the open window of my room overlooking the...

Jana Fawaz Elhassan
November 21st, 2016 | 6:00am

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November 18th, 2016 | 11:28am

 

November's Friday Reads features selections from three Issue 12 contributors: poet Max Freeman, translator Ostap Kin, and essayist Anna Badkhen. All three are reading and recommending poetry this month, verses of otherness, foreigness, complexity, and intelligence. In...

November 13th, 2016 | 5:00am

Born in New York City, Elizabeth A. I. Powell is a Vermont-based poet and editor in chief of the Green Mountains Review. She is the author of two poetry collections: The Republic of Self...

November 11th, 2016 | 2:46pm

In seventh grade, your friend Megan invites you to go raiding, which means sneaking around in dark clothes and throwing feed corn on other people’s houses. This is rural Pennsylvania, a...