Teach Issue 10

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Supplementary materials for teaching Issue 10 are listed below.


Listen to Editor in Chief Jennifer Acker discuss The Common, the role of place in literature, and the editorial process.

Maurice Emerson Decaul and Saretta Morgan discuss New Orleans, theater, race, and the military, as their conversation moved between themes of structure, dreams, and collectivity. Decaul’s poem “Crescent City” appears in Issue 10.

Ron Welburn and S. Tremaine Nelson discuss poetry, New York City, Native American listerature, and two authors whom they both very much admire, Ralph Ellison and Leslie Marmon Silko. Welburn’s poem “Warriors in Art” appears in Issue 10.


Explore these collected resources on literary translation.

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