no. 20, november 2007

    in collaboration with S p i n e l e s s  B o o k s




Forbid one man to talk to another, forbid him to communicate with someone else, and you’ve forbidden him to think, because, as great many writers will tell you, thought is a kind of communication.


Saul Bellow, Dangling Man



What were you defrocked for?

Because I believe that we are all member of one another.


Nelson Algren, The Man With the Golden Arm




KINBOTE: What we term Original Sin can never grow obsolete.

SHADE: I know nothing about that. In fact when I was small I thought it meant Cain killing Abel…


—Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire




Excerpts from a wrecked encyclopedia discovered in an abandoned skyscraper in Detroit, Michigan—many pages unreadable, many pages missing, misordered.

Allison Shoemaker, Ryan Dolley & Mitch Vermeersch

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 four poems

J Michael Wahlgren & Jeanette Marie Sayers

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Some Mourn in Montrose

Russell Brakefield & Benjamin Fidler

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Street Bedroom

Jessica Sholtis & Steve Goldberg

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three from The Ace Café

Richard Byerley & Kevin Eberhardt

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Lady Liberty

Jennifer Adger, Samantha Dunn, Ania Dobrzanska,

Thaïs H. Miller & Robert Johnson

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Admit2 does NYWF?

Natalija Grgorinic & Ognjen Raden

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Little Golden America:

Chapter Thriteen:

Mr. Ripley's Electric House

 by Ilya Ilf & Eugene Petrov


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