FICTION & POETRY





POETRY


Ruins

GABRIELE TINTI













The characters Gabriele Tinti draws from the Greek myths, the muses, the slaves, enable ‘the actor’ to inhabit the essential struggle of what it is to be human, like a Noh play, doomed to repetition and the transcendence gained from it, to be human under the burning sun, which both gives life and destroys...
—MARTON CSOKAS





FICTION


The Book of Water

ANDREAS PHILIPPOPOULOS-MIHALOPOULOS













You don’t so much read The Book of Water, you float in it. These haunting little fictions heighten some senses while softening others, to an effect that is curiously hallucinatory. Never have words felt so liquid, or stories so cool and refreshing.
—ROBERT SHEARMAN





POETRY


Soundings

DORA MALECH













Reader beware: you are handling a book as dangerous as it is delicious. Dora Malech’s passionate constraint—her fervor, her discipline, and her devotion—is exemplary and can be contagious. This collection is one of a kind.
—STEPHEN YENSER



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