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AGNI 70 Table of Contents (2009)

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Celebrations and skewerings. The writing life laid bare in fiction by Ken Kalfus, Giles Harvey, and Melissa Pritchard; essays by Peter LaSalle and Norman Lock; and poems by Victoria Chang and Alexander Long. Other work by Simon Armitage, Tomaz Salamun, Maxine Scates, Mary O’Donoghue, Douglas Bauer, Mimi Schwartz, and many others. Plus a mind-stretching art feature and cover by Joomi Chung, and a special section in which writers and fellow artists commemorate the life of painter Michael Mazur.

LaSalle’s “Walking: An Essay on Writing” is reprinted in The Best Travel Writing 2010. The poem “Barter” by Ravi Shankar won a Pushcart Prize and is reprinted in the 2011 anthology.

Editor’s Note

Author Title
Birkerts, Sven And What Is Writing


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Dobozy, Tamas All the Black Hearted Villains
Harvey, Giles The Indifferent Beak
Kalfus, Ken The Un-
Nors, Dorthe The Wadden Sea (translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken)
O’Donoghue, Mary L. casei Immunitas
Pritchard, Melissa The Nine-Gated City


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Armitage, Simon Cheeses of Nazareth
Armitage, Simon The Delegates
Brown, Arthur The Bullfrog
Brown, Arthur One-Act
Chang, Victoria Elegy with a Beaker
Davis, Carol Ann Let Go
Estes, John I Foresee the Breaking of All That is Breakable
Greene, Jeffrey Beautiful Monsters
Honum, Chloë Come Back
Lipska, Ewa From Afar (translated from the Polish by Margret Grebowicz)
Lipska, Ewa Memory (translated from the Polish by Margret Grebowicz)
Long, Alexander Style in Slow Motion
McCrae, Shane In the Garden of the Ghosts of the Garden
McCrae, Shane Mulatto
Pettit, Holly The Call: Missionary Society Newsletter
Pettit, Holly Coastal Watch, The Aussie Yawned
Rawson, Eric The Peach Will Forgive Me
Šalamun, Tomaz The Blood of Libraries (translated from the Slovenian by Ana Jelnikar and Joshua Beckman)
Šalamun, Tomaz Parallel Belt (translated from the Slovenian by Joshua Beckman and the author)
Samaras, Nicholas Prologue/Afterword
Samaras, Nicholas Still Werdend
Scates, Maxine Her Rats
Scates, Maxine Residence
Shankar, Ravi B is for Bedroom
Shankar, Ravi Barter
Singleton, Sharron Three
Villanueva, R.A. Swarm
Winn, Kieron At my Grandparents’ House
Winn, Kieron The Foot of Gardens


Author Title
Bauer, Douglas Here Were the Two of Us at Exactly This Moment
LaSalle, Peter Walking: An Essay on Writing
Lock, Norman from Alphabets of Desire & Sorrow: A Book of Imaginary Colophons
Miller, Ben from Time and Temperature
Schwartz, Mimi When History Gets Personal

Art Feature

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Chung, Joomi The Circular Labyrinth (essay)
Chung, Joomi Scapes

Special Section
commemorating the life of Michael Mazur

Author Title
Judith Baumel, William Corbett, Ellen Driscoll, Robert Gardner, Yvonne Jacquette, Askold Melnyczuk, Joyce Peseroff, Robert Pinsky, David Rivard, Harry Roseman, Lloyd Schwartz, John Skoyles, and Tom Sleigh In Memoriam Michael Mazur, 1935–2009

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