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Volume 52, Issue 3 & 4

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poetry

"Here is what the mind does"

By Fred Marchant

poetry

A Poem About War

By Gheysar Aminpoor, translated by Maryam Ghodrati

essay

Liberation Square

By Juan Goytisolo, translated by Peter Bush

poetry

Horses

By Brian Turner

fiction

Endangered

By Euardo Halfon, translated by Anne McLean

essay

Down to the Crossroads: An Iraq War Story

By Charles M. Sennott, photographs by Richard Sennott

poetry

from Love in a Time of War

By Yusef Komunyakaa

essay

from Soviet Computer

By Semezdin Mehmedinović, translated by Una Tanović

interview

Two Soldiers, Two Tours, Two Countries, Two Wars

By Elise Tripp

poetry

I Was There

By Fady Joudah

poetry

Beirut, August 1982

By Chasson Zaqtan, translated by Fady Joudah

poetry

Your Village

By Elana Bell

art

Portfolio

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

fiction

Walk with Us

By Askold Melnyczuk

essay

Something Like a Soul

By Doug Anderson

fiction

Last Love

By Deena Linett

essay

Black October, Bloody Sunday

By Jen Marlowe

poetry

Home/Front

By Philip Metres

poetry

Tomorrow

By Christoper Merrill

fiction

Old Men and Their Grandchildren

By Dubravka Ugrešić, translated by Celia Hawkesworth

essay

Collective Memory in Action (and in Motion)

By Nora Strejilevich

Novel Excerpt

from Sloboština Barbie

By Maša Kolanović, translated by Andrea Milanko and Ulvija Tanović

poetry

Air Aria

By Philip Metres

Novel Excerpt

from The Day before Happiness

By Erri De Luca, translated by Michael Moore

fiction

A Man

By Evelio Rosero, translated by Anne McLean and Anna Milsom

essay

Faces and Names

By Tracy Wilkinson

essay

Street Smarts

By Taylor Stoehr

poetry

Telemetry

By Laren McClung

essay

They Steal Your Sweat

By David Rabe

poetry

A Postcard from the Underworld

By Simon Antoon

essay

Scenes from an Illicit War

By Josh Neufeld and Martha Rosler

essay

One Message Leading to Another

By John Berger

poetry

Not Going to Hanoi

By Sam Hamill

essay

White Magic for Gioviano

By 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

By Juan José Saer, translated by Steve Dolph

poetry

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

By Robert Dow

essay

War Chatter: Collage

By Donald Anderson

poetry

[white paper #8]

By Martha Collins

Novel Excerpt

from The Unintended

By Gina Apostol

poetry

Quitter's Rose

By Fred Marchant

nonfiction

None of Us Belonged There

By 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

By Adisa Bašić, translated by Una Tanović

essay

In Harm's Way: Brain Injuries in War

By Susan R. Barry

nonfiction

Excerpts from a Journal for English 183

By Matthew Thompson

poetry

Continuum

By Jack Haley

poetry

Copley Square Blues

By Roy Scranton

essay

The Morally Injured

By Tyler Boudreau

poetry

After the War

By Christine Dumaine Leche

nonfiction

Gulf War: Portrait of the Artist as a Refugee

By Wafaa Bilal and Kari Lydersen, with art by Summer McClinton

translation

A Poem about War

Maryam Ghodrati

translation

Liberation Square

Peter Bush

translation

Endangered

Anne McLean

translation

from Soviet Computer

Una Tanović

translation

Beirut, August 1982

Fady Joudah

translation

Old Men and Their Grandchildren

Celia Hawkesworth

translation

from Sloboština Barbie

Andrea Milanko

translation

from Sloboština Barbie

Ulvija Tanović

translation

from The Day before Happiness

Michael Moore

translation

A Man

Anne McLean

translation

A Man

Anna Milsom

essay

Scenes from an Illicit War

By Josh Neufeld and Martha Rosler

translation

from La Grande

Steve Dolph

nonfiction

None of Us Belonged There

By Dick Hughes and Christian G. Appy

translation

Trauma Market

Una Tanović

nonfiction

Gulf War: Portrait of the Artist as a Refugee

By 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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