No. 28

Belonging and excluded, borders and crossings, the solid and the porous. From evening to day, imagined to real. The populous and the particular. This is an issue about dualities. Inside and outside, and the interstitial between.

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"Hopefully, this selection of poems from the archive are little windows out into the world." APS poetry editor Brett Fletcher Lauer revisits the magazine's history (253 poets, 338 poems) for No. 28.5, an in-between issue for an in-between time.


Yiyun Li

The difference between a short story and a novel is that the latter requires more of a sense of a structure. Yiyun Li, the author most recently of Must I Go, leads a Master Class on July 11 on how to scaffold a novel—for anyone just starting out, or deep in the process of writing one.



A new series of free virtual book clubs, hosted by Garth Greenwell, Elizabeth McCracken, Claire Messud, Ayana Mathis, Carl Phillips, Ilya Kaminsky, Ed Park, Elliott Holt, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Aimee Bender, and others.

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