Five Chapbooks Out of Many (on Gratitude to Old Teachers by Robert Bly; Kyrie for One Voice by Margaret Holley; Reflections of a White Bear by Carolyn E. Campbell; Love for Other Things; New and Selected Poems by Tom Hennen; & Jewel Weed by Diane Swan)

Related Stories (on Moses Supposes by Ellen Currie; Silent Passengers by Larry Woiwode; All My Relations by Christopher Mcllroy; Home at Last by Jean McGarry; & Various Antidotes by Joanna Scott)

Erin McGraw is the author of six books, most recently the novel Better Food for a Better World (Slant Books, 2013). Her stories and essays have appeared in The Georgia Review, The Atlantic, STORY, the Southern Review, Allure, and other magazines and journals. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, the poet Andrew Hudgins.


Wise Saws When Last Seen (on Collected Poems (1930-1993) by May Sarton; House Without a Dreamer by Andrea Hollander Budy; The Owl in the Mask of the Dreamer: Collected Poems by John Haines; Nobody Lives on Arthur Godfrey Boulevard by Gerald Costanzo; & Adjusting to the Light by Miller Williams)

Science, Literature, and Their Cultural Gap (on American Literature and Science by Robert J. Scholnick; The Literature of Science: Perspectives on Popular Science Writing by Murdo William McRae; Science as Writing by David Locke; Yorick’s World: Science and the Knowing Subject by Peter Caws; & Chemistry Imagined: Reflections on Science by Roald Hoffman, Vivian Torrence)

Edward Butscher’s poetry and criticism have appeared in numerous literary journals and publications, including the Saturday Review of Literature, Newsday, and the American Book Review. In 1976 he published the first biography of Sylvia Plath, and in 1988 his biography Conrad Aiken: Poet of White Horse Vale won the Poetry Society of America’s Melville Cane Award.


The Fear of Inquiring Too Closely

Quiet Time

Demolition Derby

How Desire Keeps Us Young