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Summer 2014

“She regrets not what was, but what should have been, could have been.” —Marie NDiaye's self-portrait in green; Roxane Gay at war; Edward Carey on seeing and being seen; Rachel Farbiarz and Stefania Heim on Memorial Hill; new fiction by Jensen Beach, Elizabeth Gaffney, and J. Robert Lennon; poems by Camille Rankine, Craig Morgan Teicher, Marina Tsvetaeva, and others; and introducing Jamel Brinkley.

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Public Event

Poetry Festival

July 26th & 27th | 11AM - 6PM

Hop on the ferry to Governor's Island for this year's New York City Poetry Festival. With readings from John Deming, Matthea Harvey, Lynn Melnick, Idra Novey, Camille Rankine, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, and others.

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Stand Your Skin

Colin Barrett | APS 20

"Bat was never a good-looking lad, even before Tansey cracked his face in half, he knows that."

Congratulations to Colin Barrett, winner of the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. We introduced our readers to Barrett in APS 20 with this story, "Stand Your Skin."


Dorthe Nors

The Next Book From APS & Graywolf

We are thrilled to announce that the next A Public Space book with Graywolf Press will be a second collection from Danish author Dorthe Nors. Two short works by Nors, "Minna Needs Rehearsal Space" and "Days," will be translated by Misha Hoekstra and printed in a single volume. APS and Graywolf published Karate Chop, Nors's first book in English, last February.

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