Volume 69, Number 1 · Fall 2019

Xavier Tavera, from Borderlands


Earth, Speak
Morgan Talty

Triptych, With Interruptions
Manini Nayar

Fire, Smoke, Mirrors
Caitlin Hayes

María Alejandra Barrios Vélez

Your Nearest Exit May Be Behind You
Jason Ockert

In Residence
Catherine Wong


Carlisle Longings
David Heska Wanbli Weiden

What You Get is What You Give
Bethany Maile

Biopsy Results
Varsha Tiwary

Power Animals
Matthew Vollmer


The Asian Anglophone Garden
Michelle Har Kim

Las hienas, siempre las hienas
Huelga de hambre
Madrigal andino
American Way of Life / Bolivia
Pedro Shimose Kawamura
translated from the Spanish by
Michelle Har Kim

La cura
El vado
Mate burilado
José Watanabe
translated from the Spanish
by Michelle Har Kim

Cañón del Colca
El jardín andino
Julia Wong Kcomt
translated from the Spanish by
Jennifer Shyue


Excerpt from The Silk Road
Marguerite Dabaie

Chaos, Quantum, String
Holly Burdorff

From the Garden
Fabio Lastrucci

Take care to leave the stick firmly planted
with thanks
at the other shore: here comes someone
—José Watanabe, “The Ford