In This Issue: Spring 2011










Poetry:

On Balance: Walking Ten Miles Home: This Fall's 2013 to Spring's 2014 poetry collection includes work by Holly R. Appling, Eileen Brilliant, Patricia Brody, Rosalie Calabrese, Patricia Carragon, Robert Klein Engler, Allen C. Fischer, David Francis, Elisabeth Frischauf, Maria Gregorio, Joanne Grumet, Patrick Henry, Kate Irving, Katrina Kostro, Lola Koundakjian, JKL, Richard Levine, Marina Mati, Michael Morical, B. Z. Niditch, Eve Packer, Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Jared Smith, Raleigh Thompson,
Melinda Thomsen, and Barry Wallenstein.

 

Twelve:

Poems by George Wallace

 

Big City, Little:

Shiela e. Black: Re-Mix: To My Brothers and Sisters Living in the West

 

Fiction:

Roy Robins, Six Stories

Thaddeus Rutkowski, Absent Without Leave

 

Articles:

Richard Levine A City Story of Residential Radon, Natural Gas and Lung Cancer

Christopher Cappelluti, The Recorded Poetry of Barry Wallenstein

 

Essays:

Robert Klein Engler, Inaugural Poetry, Clinton and Benghazi

Patrick Henry, Strategy at Red Star Belgrade, excerpt from Facing the Music

Natasha Lvovich, Renamed and Deleted

 

Reviews:

George Drew on Bouncing The Rubble: The Unearthing of Juan J.Morales: Friday and the Year That Followed

Pamela L. Laskin's Plagarist, reviewed by Melissa Thomsen

 

Bookshelf:

New Additions:

Kate Irving, Raising the Arsonist's Daughter from the Dead

Quitman Marshall, You Were Born One Time

Richard Levine, The Cadence of Mercy

Patricia Brody, Dangerous to Know

 

CDs:

Raleigh Thompson: Chemistry

Field Report: Field Report

Cory Branan: Mutt

Various Artists: Farewell Transmission: The Music of Jason Molina

 

Events:



Ronnie Norpel's Tract 187 Culture Clatch

The eclectic variety show featuring poets, prosers, actors, comedians, singers, tap dancers, hula hoopers, and musicians
The West End 955 WEA @ 107th St. (#1 to 103)
First & third Wednesdays - 6-9:00 pm
Sponsored by: www.adlibpub.com

 

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Letters:

Big City Lit welcomes letters from its readers. Address correspondence to Editors@nycBigCityLit.com

 

Print Series:

All Print Series Suspended

 

Contests:

For the present, all Contests suspended.

 

Masthead Notes:

We welcome Melinda Thomsen as a Contributing Editor of the magazine.

 

Contributing Editors:

Martin Mitchell, Barry Wallenstein, James Ragan, Patrick Henry (UK), Diana Manister, Margo Berdeshevsky, George Wallace, Larissa Shmailo, Brant Lyon, Melinda Thomsen