Tag Archives: Fall 2014

Issue 3.6 Fall 2014

Theme Issue: Far From The Maddening Crowd

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“Schoolbus” Art by Holly Burnside

Seattle 2
“Seattle 2” Art by Angel Lacanfora

“Cases” Art by Angel Lacanfora


Paul David Adkins | Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan Experience a Night Thunderstorm while Stranded on Nikumaroro Island
Aaron Bauer | Unnamed Woman—State Hospital, Michigan
Francesca Bell | Burdens
Susan Cohen | We Bones That Are Here | Reading Fernando Pessoa in Portugal
Donelle Dreese | Sophrosyne | The Surrender Tree
Anthony Frame | When Rain isn’t Rain

Karen George | Alaskan Cruise Haibun
Kathryn Gessner | Cargo
Tom Holmes | At L’Estaque
Lori Lamothe | Intersection with Edward Hopper | Greylock
Sandra Marchetti | Swing | The Language of Ice
Jean Nordhaus | A Jew Returns to Cairo
Michael Spring | Ghazel for Music | Bear Totem
Maranda Stewart | For Birds


Katherine Bell | The Sulphur Sink
Kevin Finnerty | Rachelle Hates Wearing Clothes


Marlena Maduro Baraf | La Misa
Therése Halscheid | Into the Iceberg
Anne Liu Kellor | Sky Burial
Linda Saslow | The Shiksa Sisterhood


Rivka Basman Ben-Haim | Doves Speak Yiddish | **Zelda Kahan Newman
Yves Bonnefoy | He Is Leaving | **Susanna Lang
Hafez | Ghazal 6 | **Roger Sedarat
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi | Untitled | **Roger Sedarat
Avrom Sutzkever | From Diary Poems | **Zackary Sholem Berger
Carmen Vascones | How lonely love remains | **Alexis Levitin

Book Reviews:

Helène Aylon | Whatever is Contained Must be Released: My Jewish Orthodox Girlhood, My Life as a Feminist Artist | review by Lenore Weiss
Tarfia Faizullah | Seam | Paul David Adkins
Sue William Silverman | The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as A White Anglo-Saxon Jew | review by Kelly O’Toole

**Indicates Translators