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Volume 52, Issue 3

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poetry

"Here is what the mind does"

Fred Marchant

poetry

A Poem About War

Gheysar Aminpoor, translated by Maryam Ghodrati

essay

Liberaation Square

Juan Goytisolo, translated by Peter Bush

poetry

Horses

Brian Turner

fiction

Endangered

Euardo Halfon, translated by Anne McLean

essay

Down to the Crossroads: An Iraq War Story

Charles M. Sennott, photographs by Richard Sennott

poetry

from Love in a Time of War

Yusef Komunyakaa

essay

from Soviet Computer

Semezdin Mehmedinović, translated by Una Tanović

interview

Two Soldiers, Two Tours, Two Countries, Two Wars

Elise Tripp

poetry

I Was There

Fady Joudah

poetry

Beirut, August 1982

Chasson Zaqtan, translated by Fady Joudah

poetry

Your Village

Elana Bell

art

Portfolio

Dan Witz, Michelle Dizon, Anna Schuleit, Sarah Bliss, and Faith Wilding

fiction

Walk with Us

Askold Melnyczuk

essay

Something Like a Soul

Doug Anderson

fiction

Last Love

Deena Linett

essay

Black October, Bloody Sunday

Jen Marlowe

poetry

Home/Front

Philip Metres

poetry

Tomorrow

Christoper Merrill

fiction

Old Men and Their Grandchildren

Dubravka Ugrešić, translated by Celia Hawkesworth

essay

Collective Memory in Action (and in Motion)

Nora Strejilevich

Novel Excerpt

from Sloboština Barbie

Maša Kolanović, translated by Andrea Milanko and Ulvija Tanović

poetry

Air Aria

Philip Metres

Novel Excerpt

from The Day before Happiness

Erri De Luca, translated by Michael Moore

fiction

A Man

Evelio Rosero, translated by Anne McLean and Anna Milsom

essay

Faces and Names

Tracy Wilkinson

essay

Street Smarts

Taylor Stoehr

poetry

Telemetry

Laren McClung

essay

They Steal Your Sweat

David Rabe

poetry

A Postcard from the Underworld

Simon Antoon

essay

Scenes from an Illicit War

Josh Neufeld and Martha Rosler

essay

One Message Leading to Another

John Berger

poetry

Not Going to Hanoi

Sam Hamill

essay

White Magic for Gioviano

Ruth Kennedy, introduction by Martin Antonetti, afterword by Nina Antonetti

fiction

Singing Grass

Ly Lan, translated by Ly Lan and Kevin Bowen

Novel Excerpt

from La Grande

Juan José Saer, translated by Steve Dolph

poetry

My Manhattan, When I Got Down to the Burning, and You with Me inside You

Robert Dow

essay

War Chatter: Collage

Donald Anderson

poetry

[white paper #8]

Martha Collins

Novel Excerpt

from The Unintended

Gina Apostol

poetry

Quitter's Rose

Fred Marchant

nonfiction

None of Us Belonged There

Dick Hughes and Christian G. Appy

nonfiction

Mea Leah

by Mary Kay Magistad, Mila Rosenthal, Boreth Sun, David Rohde, Chris Gunness, and Kofi Annan

poetry

Trauma Market

Adisa Bašić, translated by Una Tanović

essay

In Harm's Way: Brain Injuries in War

Susan R. Barry

nonfiction

Excerpts from a Jouranl for English 183

Matthew Thompson

Ontinuum

Jack Haley

poetry

Copley Square Blues

Roy Scranton

essay

The Morally Injured

Tyler Boudreau

poetry

After the War

Christine Dumaine Leche

nonfiction

Gulf War: Portrait of the Artist as a Refugee

Wafaa Bilal and Kari Lydersen, with art by Summer McClinton

Table of Contents

Introduction, by Kevin Bowen and Jim Hicks

I. TESTIMONIO
“Here is what the mind does,” a poem by Fred Marchant

A Poem about War, a poem by Gheysar Aminpoor, translated by Maryam Ghodrati

Liberation Square, an essay by Juan Goytisolo,
translated by Peter Bush

Horses, a poem by Brian Turner

Endangered, a story by Eduardo Halfon,
translated by Anne McLean

Down to the Crossroads: An Iraq War Story,
an essay by Charles M. Sennott,
photographs by Richard Sennott 

from Love in a Time of War,
poems by Yusef Komunayakaa

from Soviet Computer, an essay by Semezdin Mehmedinović,
translated by Una Tanović

Two Soldiers, Two Tours, Two Countries,
Two Wars, oral histories by Elise Tripp

I Was There, a poem by Fady Joudah

Beirut, August 1982, a poem by Ghassan Zaqtan,
translated by Fady Joudah

Your Village, a poem by Elana Bell

Portfolio, visual art by Dan Witz, Michelle Dizon,
Anna Schuleit, Sarah Bliss, and Faith Wilding

II. POLITIKOS
Walk with Us, a story by Askold Melnyczuk

Something Like a Soul, an essay by Doug Anderson

Last Love, a story by Deena Linett

Black October, Bloody Sunday,
an essay by Jen Marlowe

Home/Front, a poem by Philip Metres

Tomorrow, a poem by Christopher Merrill

Old Men and Their Grandchildren,
a story by Dubravka Ugrešić,
translated by Celia Hawkesworth

Collective Memory in Action (and in Motion),
an essay by Nora Strejilevich

III. COLLATERAL DAMAGE
from Sloboština Barbie, a novel by Maša Kolanović,
translated by Andrea Milanko and Ulvija Tanović

Air Aria, a poem by Philip Metres

from The Day before Happiness,
a novel by Erri De Luca, translated by Michael Moore

A Man, a story by Evelio Rosero,
translated by Anne McLean and Anna Milsom

Faces and Names, an essay by Tracy Wilkinson

Street Smarts, an essay by Taylor Stoehr

Telemetry, a poem by Laren McClung

They Steal Your Sweat, an essay by David Rabe

IV. DU MONDE CLOS À L’UNIVERS INFINI
A Postcard from the Underworld,
a poem by Sinan Antoon

Scenes from an Illicit War,
an illustrated essay by Josh Neufeld and Martha Rosler

One Message Leading to Another,
an essay by John Berger

Not Going to Hanoi, a poem by Sam Hamill

White Magic for Gioviano, an essay by Ruth Kennedy,
introduction by Martin Antonetti, afterword by Nina Antonetti

Singing Grass, a story by Ly Lan,
translated by Ly Lan and Kevin Bowen

from La Grande, a novel by Juan José Saer,
translated by Steve Dolph

V. IN MEMORY
My Manhattan, When I Got Down to the Burning,
and You with Me inside You, poems by Robert Dow

War Chatter: Collage, an essay by Donald Anderson

[white paper #8], a poem by Martha Collins

from The Unintended, a novel by Gina Apostol

Quitter’s Rose, a poem by Fred Marchant

None of Us Belonged There, an oral history by Dick Hughes
and Christian G. Appy

Mea Leah, a collective remembrance by Mary Kay Magistad,
Mila Rosenthal, Boreth Sun, David Rohde, Chris Gunness,
and Kofi Annan

VI. TIKKUN OLAM
Trauma Market, a poem by Adisa Bašić,
translated by Una Tanović

In Harm’s Way: Brain Injuries in War,
an essay by Susan R. Barry

Excerpts from a Journal for English 183,
an essay by Matthew Thompson

Continuum, a poem by Jack Haley

Copley Square Blues, a poem by Roy Scranton

The Morally Injured, an essay by Tyler Boudreau

After the War, a poem by Christine Dumaine Leche

Gulf War: Portrait of the Artist as a Refugee,
an essay by Wafaa Bilal and Kari Lydersen,
with art by Summer McClinton

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