#37-38 / SPR-SUM 2021
CONTRIBUTORS: Johannes Gorannsön ⋅ Carl Martin ⋅ LM Rivera ⋅ Stine An ⋅ Sarah Duff ⋅ Caitlyn Tella ⋅ Siwar Masannat ⋅ Ell Davis ⋅ Zosia Wiatr ⋅ Jordan E. Franklin ⋅ Kyle Booten ⋅ Scott Lambridis ⋅ Rodrigo Toscano ⋅ Oscar Oswald ⋅ Josh May ⋅ Francesca Coppola ⋅ Chiara Bottici ⋅ Caren Beilin ⋅ Delicia Daniels ⋅ Austin S. Lin ⋅ Anne Waldman ⋅ Christopher Randall ⋅ Randy Prunty ⋅ Erik Kennedy ⋅ Hillary Plum ⋅ Samantha Burns ⋅ Katie Marya ⋅ Maria Zoccola ⋅ Jeff Sirkin ⋅ Andrew Seguin ⋅ Benjamin Niespodziany ⋅ Kathryn Mockler ⋅ Jackelyn Hoy ⋅ Stephanie Ellis Schlaifer ⋅ Jessica Holburn ⋅ Beth Roberts ⋅ Veronica Kuhn ⋅ Stella Corso ⋅ Adam Veal ⋅ Mona Kareem ⋅ Julia Cohen ⋅ a smith ⋅ Laura Mullen ⋅ Andrew Levy ⋅ Hally Parry ⋅ Ashunda Norris ⋅ Martha Ronk ⋅ Jordan Davis ⋅ Ted Dodson ⋅ Michael Holt ⋅ In the Flesh portfolio intro ⋅ Dominic Mitchell ⋅ Emily Bevan ⋅ Luke Newberry ⋅ Adra Raine ⋅ Rob McClennan ⋅ Elizabeth Robinson & Suzanne Dyckman ⋅ Adeena Reitberger ⋅ Kay Gabriel ⋅ Claire Dougherty ⋅ Michelle Suzann ⋅ Michael Borth ⋅ YL Xue ⋅ Patricia Hartland ⋅ Bp Sutton
The full cover is a collage of photographs of a computer screen on which appear actors Emily Bevan and Luke Newberry as their characters "Amy Dyer" and "Kieren Walker" from the British television show In the Flesh, written by Dominic Mitchell and featured in this issue.
In Ghana, the air is thick with equatorial heat. Two seasons dominate the year: rainy and. dry. I think of them as Wet Hot and Dust Hot. In Wet Hot, raindrops puncture the air so. persistently that the holes they make in the. grey sky seem permanent...My mother told us we were moving from Silver Spring to Accra while we were in the basement family room.
In the early 90's, at a massive flea market at the edge of Louisville, Kentucky, a woman from Jamaica looks over the wares. Someone says, Where are you from? She says, Dixie Highway and nothing else, doesn’t look up, just keeps checking out the antiques. She slides into that next unfettered moment in a kind of protective sphere. I'm from right here.
I was in my mid-twenties when I immigrated from Pakistan to the US, landing in Manhattan. Fresh off the boat, as the saying goes, I never expected to be attending a mushaira in New York, yet there I was, in the packed, smoke-filled conference hall at the Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan, giddy with excitement […]
Badlands is a 1973 American crime drama written, produced and directed by Terrence Malick, starring Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, and Warren Oates. The story is fictional, but inspired by the real-life murder spree of Charles Starkweather and his girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate, in 1958. In the film, fifteen-year-old Holly Sargis...
Back when Suez was a hot topic, it wasthe Gladiator of Tennessee vs. the Alabama Murderer,and my fella took a few blows but knocked out the champ,defeated in Montgomery, in record time!The amateurs all came looking.If you want victory, I said, you must train like him, eat like him, and...
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Fence Books is scaled down through 2021 while the editor is committed to public service in her home city. During this time we are publishing The Ottoline Prize, and seeking fiscal sponsorship for our two other book prizes: The Fence Modern Poets Series and the Fence Modern Prize in Prose. Contact the editor with questions and ideas.