Featuring selections by Jaime Manrique, David Grubbs, Molly Surno, Lynn Melnick, Lucio Pozzi, and more.
This First Proof contains The Portrait, an excerpt from The River Queen.
It takes a long time to dress her. Her diaper and underpants, the medical socks and gloves, her wrist brace and teeth. She is slow, smearing the lipstick on her lips, rouge on her cheeks. Tucking in her blouse, pulling up her pants. They have to be pulled just so.
I like surprises. I always have.
Everyone in New York has cried a wall of tears since it happened.
For the past year I have watched the bloodshed unfold in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza.