Winter/Spring 2011: Counting Citizens

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Table of Contents

Video Short

Kip Fulbeck

The Making of Mixed

Forum

Jeffrey Yang, C. Dale Young, & Srikanth Reddy

Poetry

Ray Hsu

  •  Dear Sir or Madam
  •  Boots First
  •  Rights Mix #26
  •  Haiti (an earthquake)
  • On the History of the Marvelous Afternoon (a recycle)

Kimiko Hahn

  • Haibun for the Summer (2009)
  • Rick Barot
  • Oaxaca Elegy
  • Threnody
  • The Documents of Spring
  • America

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

  • In the Museum of Glass Flowers
  • Dangerous
  • Dear Betty Brown
  • Letter Found at the Tower of Silence
  • How to be a Poet
  • I Could be a Whale Shark
  • Giant Foil-Wrapped Bunny
  • The Pepper Kingdom

Jose Watanabe, translation by Michelle Kim

  • La estación del arenal   |   Sand Station
  • En el desierto de Olmos   |   In the Desert of Elms
  • Ratas y gaviotas   |   Rats and Seagulls
  • El lenguado   |   The Sole
  • Regresando al Perú en barco   |   Back to Peru by Boat
  • Escena de caza   |   Hunting Scene
  • El nieto   |   The Grandson
  • La piedra alada   |   The Winged Stone
  • La pared   |   Wall
  • El otro Asterión   |   The Other Asterion

Adrienne Su

  • Practice
  • Sunday Dinner
  • When More is Better
  • Twenty-Two
  • Correction
  • Bathtime

Prageeta Sharma

  • There is Clear Discomfort in Exposure
  • Ever-Ready
  • Neutrality Maki
  • The Gallows-Bird
  • The Other Profiled in Cerulean

Ching-In Chen

  • Bookburning in the Shiny City
  • Skyscraper
  • Our Histories Not Found in a Book
  • From the Month of the Book
  • The Shine of the Frozen City
  • The Next Lesson
  • Path for Shadows in the Shiny City
  • Shiny City Loves
  • Or, What the Bed Said

Pimone Triplett

  • The Hungry Ghosts

Jeffrey Yang

  • Lyric Suite

 

Visual

Tyrone Nagai

 

Interview

Arthur Sze interviewed by Gerald Maa

 

Interview

Chang-rae Lee interviewed by Maud Casey

 

Comic Art

Kaytea Petro

 

Prose

Joy Kogawa

  • From Gently to Nagasaki

Shawna Yang Ryan

  • The End of February

Kip Fulbeck

  • Fishing for Identity

Kari Lydersen

  • Oil, Arsenic, and Water

Nina McConigley

  • Fenced Out

Eric Gamalinda

Sangeeta Ray

  • Third World n’ All

Viet Nguyen

  • War, Memory, and the Future

 

Book Reviews

Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nocturnes, review by Reese Okyong Kwon

Larissa Lai’s Automaton Biographies, review by Paul Lai

Bich Minh Nguyen’s Short Girls, review by Timothy Yu

 

 Selection from the Primary Holdings Initiative

 

Contributors’ Notes

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