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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.

Table of Contents

Public Access

Tania James

The Scriptological Review | APS 15

"What you’re reading is the final copy of the Scriptological Review, a journal dedicated to the social analysis of handwriting."

Back to School is upon us, so pack up your pencils, gather your books, and read this story by Tania James on the importance of penmanship.

Public Access

Yoko Ogawa

Backstroke | APS 01

Though Labor Day is first a celebration of the American worker, it also marks the closing of public swimming pools. Here in APS's inaugural issue, Yoko Ogawa reflects on swimming pools and the dark histories they can evoke.

Public Event

Sara Majka

Brooklyn, NY | September 6

Sara Majka will read at the PowerHouse Arena as part of the Slice Literary Writers' Conference. Majka is a frequent contributor to A Public Space, and in 2016, A Public Space will publish her debut story collection in collaboration with Graywolf Press.

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