Monthly Archives: July 2015
BATON ROUGE, LA—Listening to brass bands on a sweltering street corner. Visitors drifting into dreams aloft air mattresses filled with the breath of love. Instructions on how to build a home from scratch—and how to dismantle one that no longer serves its purpose. Swimming lessons, kayaking groups, and water, water everywhere. Seen through a certain […]
The other day a friend mentioned maybe going to San Francisco and asked me if I’d ever been there. Yes, when I was a kid. Also, then, I remembered when I first started dating my ex-husband and we’d taken a road trip and spent a couple of days there. It’s beautiful, a great scene, pretty […]
This week we’re featuring “The Gymnast” by Karl Taro Greenfeld, which originally appeared in the summer 2010 issue of The Southern Review. The story subsequently was published in NowTrends (Hobart, 2011). Want more from this author? He’s got a new story, “A++,” in the summer 2015 issue of The Southern Review, and, when he helped […]
In honor of Independence Day, for this week’s #TBT we’re featuring Philip Schultz’s “The Fourth of July.” The poem originally ran in our winter 2010 issue, and was later published in The God of Loneliness, Selected and New Poems (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010). Download the PDF file .