Volume 39, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2015

Table of Contents

other side of the mirror

A Letter from the Editors

pp. 6-7
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Poetry

On Scarification, and: The Block, Romare Bearden, 1972

pp. 10-12
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Value Proposition

p. 13
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Pacific Progression: An Oral History

pp. 28-34
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Shiners

p. 35
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Cipher

p. 52
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Autumnal Hum, and: X

pp. 93-94
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Fabulous Prizes, and: [Accordingly, you burn], and: Gone for the Summer

pp. 95-97
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Empire Service - January, and: Glass Lips

pp. 104-105
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Dear Doppelganger, and: Dorothy Arnold’s Fever Dream, 1909

pp. 112-113
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May 1, 2015

p. 114
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The Mistress

p. 115
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Dogmatics

p. 116
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A Brief History of the Future

p. 117
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Live Intimate Nostalgia (theory of tragedy), and: Best Practices (theory of tragedy)

pp. 131-132
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The Antigay Retelling of my Life, and: My Mother with Dozens of Gay Sons

pp. 133-135
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Fiction

The Swifts of Fez

p. 9
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Disruptions

pp. 14-18
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20 in 10

pp. 36-51
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The Wall

pp. 98-103
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Lycans Don’t Surf

pp. 118-130
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Non-Fiction

Indulgences

pp. 19-27
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The Song of Songs

pp. 106-111
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On The Best American Poetry & 100 Chinese Silences: An Interview With Timothy Yu

pp. 136-146
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Our Documents: Alejandro Zambra’s My Documents (Trans. Megan McDowell; McSweeny’s 2015)

pp. 147-148
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Art

Untitled 1, and: Untitled 2, and: Untitled 3, and: Untitled 4

pp. 53-56
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Bright Land

p. 89
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DNA – Museum Viewer

p. 90
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Bond, and: Interrelated

pp. 91-92
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Other Side of the Mirror

Prison Pastoral

p. 58
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“Writing Has Made Me Different”: Writing in a Milwaukee Prison

pp. 59-69
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Apricots, and: Red Wax-Lips

pp. 70-71
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XIX 1999: Old School & Black

pp. 72-77
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The Woman in Cell 47

pp. 78-81
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Procedure

p. 82
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The Chaplain’s Guitar

p. 83
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In Defence of Madness

p. 84
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Giants’ Faces Held in the Hills

p. 85
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When as a boy

p. 86
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Can you dig it?

pp. 87-88
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Contributor Biographies

pp. 149-154
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