North American Review debuts on the WWW. Why? Cause NAR is our friend, and friends don't let friends read junk: Water's New Age, Coffey, What Becomes Debris, Kopacz and Godhead at 12, Three Prose Poems. NAR: since 1815.
NEW SOL, MAIN SOL, MAIN SOL, highlights and provocations for this issue include The Transphysical City, Sven Birkerts, Pussy--King of Pirates, Ghost Image, Gish Jen, Stalking the UFO Meme, What Becomes Debris, Martin Heidegger, Hayden Carruth, Chinua Achebe, Radio Free Alice, Mirror Fugue Gas Money, The Slut, Seven Famous Old Men, Shh! I'm Talking to My Body Now ...
Global City Review The Slut, Shh! I'm Talking to My Body Now, The History of Misogyny, Ugly, Cacti and Succulents ... The voices in Global City Review's Fall 1996 issue, Fish Out of Water, tell of our sense of displacement in situations that threaten identity, how we adapt and how we don't, and at what price either.
Robert Hill Long, AWP, and Web Del Sol are in the process of bringing to the WWW a Creative Writer Series designed to give students in creative writing programs across the country a chance to be webpublished. It's gonna be fun, and should happen soon. Please link above for guidelines and info.
New literary AUDIO this issue: provocative, deep, rare: Derek Walcott, Robert Pinsky, Hep C Creeping, Recalling All Active Agents, We Got Here Yesterday, Dance around in yr bones, Little Canticles of Asturias ... This will be an overdoese till next issue. Comments on audio sources welcome.
Conjunctions: The names are legion, the artwork bleeding edge. Who are we talking about? Achebe, Berssenbrugge, Guy Davenport, William H. Gass, Susan Howe, Kelly, Lauterbach, Marcus, and of course, Morrow, for starters. As far as new and innovative writing goes, nothing can sur- pass the quality of Conjunctions. Check out their in-your-mind website. Sublime.
AGNI, The Vedic God of Fire and Guardian of Humankind brings you, as usual, a superb collection of literary artists. In this new issue you'll find Jill McCorkle, Hayden Carruth, Susanna Kaysen, and Chinua Achebe, among others.
Zyzzyva THE LAST WORD: West Coast writers and artists: Mirosevich, Ansel, Farrington, As the World Turns, Living on Holy Ground, Passages from India, Orman Day. Zyzzyva features a special "First Time in Print" series to give unpublished writers a role in collapsing the old literary skeleton.
PBQness in the form of All-Night Hitchhike by Gary Fincke, Gontarek, Tioughnioga River Bottom, Kort and Chitwood, and Talk, Talk, Talk. The lovely, witty, chic and cheeky editors at PBQ do not limit the publication in terms of voice, school, or genre. My God, I'm in love with all three!