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AGNI 85 Table of Contents (2017)

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The world as construed, re-construed, and mis-construed. The fantastical meldings of the real and conjectural in the work of artist Olalekan Jeyifous are a vivid visual emblem for the assembled contents of the issue. Our writers, too, run tests—trying variations of the past and reassessing what had been thought obvious. More than once the reader has to ask, Did that just happen? The issue includes stories by Lynne Sharon Schwartz, Evanthia Bromiley, and Marjorie Sandor; essays by Joel Agee, Megan Harlan, and Brandon Kreitler; and poems by Kaveh Akbar, Rosalie Moffett, Noah Warren, and Kathleen Winter. The search for viable new versions of our sensual—and consensual—reality proceeds.


Editor’s Note


Author Title
Birkerts, Sven “What Next?”


Fiction


Author Title
Allio, Kirstin Soldier
Bromiley, Evanthia If the City Falls
Dixon, Stephen The Kiss
Sandor, Marjorie A Letter of Complaint to Pushkin
Schweizer, Harold Parable in Ten Lessons
Sender, Courtney An Angel on Stilts
Schwartz, Lynne Sharon A Lapse of Memory
Schwartz, Lynne Sharon A Few Days Off


Poetry


Author Title
Ahmed, Dilruba The Feast
Ahmed, Dilruba Choke
Akbar, Kaveh God
Barber, David The Study of Butterflies
Bensen, Robert Before You Know It
Buchinger, Mary An Afternoon With Doña Amelia
Carlsen, Ioanna A Poem Called Baroque
Fried, Philip The Quantum Mechanics of Everyday Life
Kalamaras, George After Reading Jim Harrison’s “After Reading Takahashi”
Lea, Sydney Here at Summer’s End
Llompart, Cecilia Bat (in Winter)
Llompart, Cecilia Bat (in Autumn)
Moffett, Rosalie Concussion Sequel
Morton, Matt Elegy for My Brother in the Wilderness
Rojas, Andres From the Lost Letters to Matias Perez, Aeronaut
Rojas, Andres Blücher, Arendt, a Wildland Fire 
Sneeden, Ralph Elegy: Letter to My Wife’s Grandfather
Veach, Cindy MARTHA CARRIER HANGED AUGUST 19, 1692
Veach, Cindy Dear Francis Cabot Lowell
Warren, Noah Jetty
Williams-Noren, Carolyn At 3 a.m. the Night I Heard You Died
Winter, Kathleen Parthenon Marbles


Essays


Author Title
Agee, Joel The Author as Translator
Andrews, Nin The Lindbergh Baby and I
Andrews, Nin Confession 7
Bernofsky, Susan The Art of Translation
Harlan, Megan Spider Season
Kreitler, Brandon Thought-Work in the Glowing Field
Omar, Qais Akbar In the Ring
Purpura, Lia Walk with Snowy Things
Walpole, Joe We Were Here



Art Feature


Author Title
Jeyifous, Olalekan The Abiku Phenomenon (essay)
Jeyifous, Olalekan The Failure of Quick Paint



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