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Issue Four

Featuring:

Les Murray
Linda Bierds
Lily Hoang
Hanif Abdurraqib
Susan Bernofsky
Alison Hawthorne Deming
& many others

 

web features

VIDEO INTERVIEW with Alison Hawthorne Deming

Issue Four contributor Alison Hawthorne Deming sits down with The Arkansas International at AWP 2018 in Tampa, FL.

VIDEO INTERVIEW with Kai Carlson-Wee

Issue Four contributor Kai Carlson-Wee sits down with The Arkansas International at AWP 2018 in Tampa, FL.

VIDEO INTERVIEW with Rachel Galvin

Issue Three contributor Rachel Galvin sits down with The Arkansas International at AWP 2018 in Tampa, FL.

   DESTINATION: Aaliya's Books in Beirut    "Then William and I drank a lot of whisky (while celebrating the Scottish poet Robbie Burns) and found ourselves talking about Rabih Alameddine’s  An Unnecessary Woman  and its main character, Aaliya, who ran a bookshop in Beirut. Several days later we met for lunch and William said: “Let’s not just talk about opening a bookshop, let’s actually do it.” 

DESTINATION: Aaliya's Books in Beirut

"Then William and I drank a lot of whisky (while celebrating the Scottish poet Robbie Burns) and found ourselves talking about Rabih Alameddine’s An Unnecessary Woman and its main character, Aaliya, who ran a bookshop in Beirut. Several days later we met for lunch and William said: “Let’s not just talk about opening a bookshop, let’s actually do it.” 

   INTERVIEW with Donika Kelly    "I wanted to make a similar gesture here, using a person’s spoken language as a way of revealing the changes to their personality. We reveal so much about who we are, and where we are in life through the words we use."

INTERVIEW with Donika Kelly

"I wanted to make a similar gesture here, using a person’s spoken language as a way of revealing the changes to their personality. We reveal so much about who we are, and where we are in life through the words we use."

    INTERVIEW with Jeannie Vanasco     "I asked a journalist why so much gun-violence reporting lacks context—that only three to five percent of all violence, not only gun violence, is attributable to mental illness—and he said it’d be too clunky if a reporter always provided context. But if it’s between clunkiness and an omission of facts, I’ll take clunkiness."

INTERVIEW with Jeannie Vanasco

"I asked a journalist why so much gun-violence reporting lacks context—that only three to five percent of all violence, not only gun violence, is attributable to mental illness—and he said it’d be too clunky if a reporter always provided context. But if it’s between clunkiness and an omission of facts, I’ll take clunkiness."

Book Reviews