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Winter 2014

"Missing is a strange feeling. It doesn’t have to mean you are wishing to be in the place you are missing."—Linda Schenck translates Kerstin Ekman; Marilyn Hacker translates Jean-Paul de Dadelsen; Ander Monson on marginalia; Helen Oyeyemi goes blonde; Nigel Peake listens to the sounds of a city; plus new fiction by Colin Barrett, Eric Bennett, Jonathan Lee, Sara Majka, and Per Petterson; and poems by Kimberly Grey, F. T. Marinetti, Lynn Melnick, and others.

Table of Contents



The launch of Monkey Business International 4

Join editors Motoyuki Shibata, Ted Goossen, and Roland Kelts, and authors Toh EnJoe, Hideo Furukawa, Laird Hunt, and Matthew Sharpe, to celebrate the publication of the latest English edition of the acclaimed Japanese magazine.

Public Access

Impossible Sightseeing, Part One: New York

John Wray & Matt Dojny | Issue 08

In honor of the 1964 New York World's Fair's fiftieth anniversary, this week's public access piece is John Wray and Matt Dojny's illustrated guide to the unseen sights of NYC. Gerard Henderson's Underground World Home–a World's Fair exhibition and frequent topic of New York City lore–makes a brief cameo.

Public Event

Leslie Jamison

Community Bookstore | April 29

Join APS contributor Leslie Jamison, author of the Graywolf Nonfiction Prize-winning collection The Empathy Exams, for a discussion of the essay and its many forms. With Jessica Hendry Nelson and Valeria Luiselli.

The Empathy Exams
Leslie Jamison The Empathy Exams
Sun Bear
Matthew Zapruder Sun Bear
A Several World
Brian Blanchfield A Several World
Bombay Stories
Sadaat Hasan Manto Bombay Stories

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