April 2018

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Volume 106, No. 2
April 2018
The Yale Review

Homage to J. D. McClatchy

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Nonfiction

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Essays

100 Things About Writing a Novel

What to do—and when to do it
Alexander Chee
April 1, 2018
The cover of the book Feeling Jewish by Devorah Baum.
Books

A Problem Shared

A review of Devorah Baum's Feeling Jewish
Leah Mirakhor
April 1, 2018
Scene from movie, The Post. Meryl Streep looks at Tom Hanks.
Film

Her Guy Bradlee

A review of Steven Spielberg's The Post
Charles Taylor
April 1, 2018
A still of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts in "The Andy Griffith Show."

Mayberry, USA

Visiting the inspiration for this quintessential American town.
Yunte Huang
April 1, 2018
Musician Peter Doherty
Music

Musician Peter Doherty

From The Libertines to Babyshambles to solo artist
R. Clifton Spargo
April 1, 2018
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Essays

My Fountain Pen

J. D. McClatchy
April 1, 2018
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Essays

Reading

J. D. McClatchy
April 1, 2018
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Remembering a Memoir

An afterword to a new edition of French Lessons
Alice Kaplan
April 1, 2018
The writer Thomas Pierce and the cover of his book The Afterlives.
Criticism

The Afterlives

A review of Thomas Pierce's first novel.
David Galef
April 1, 2018
Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Miller Oberman
Criticism

The Poetry of Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Miller Oberman

Their shared preoccupation with the body
Danielle Chapman
April 1, 2018
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Essays

Tolle, Lege

Gregory Pardlo
April 1, 2018

Fiction

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Fiction

Continental

Terese Svoboda
April 1, 2018
A movie still of Great Expectations, 1946.
Fiction

Love and Money

Joan Silber
April 1, 2018
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Fiction

Slow the Heart

Kate Walbert
April 1, 2018
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Fiction

The Fortune Teller

Ellen Wilbur
April 1, 2018

Poetry

A painting of an old couple. My Father and My Mother by Jozsef Rippl-Ronai, 1897.
Poetry

Avoiding News Along the Coast

Andy Eaton
April 1, 2018
A drawing of plants reflecting in water.
Poetry

Bottom

Martha Zweig
April 1, 2018
A sketch of Cassiopeia.
Poetry

Darklight

Rosanna Warren
April 1, 2018
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Poetry

Each Morning

Andy Eaton
April 1, 2018
A drawing of crocuses.

First Crocuses

Donald Platt
April 1, 2018
A swirling blue orb.
Poetry

FL 50’s

Rick McKenzie
April 1, 2018
A photo of the moon in the night sky. Photo by David Dehetre.
Poetry

Hardcore Innocence in Hangzhou, Winter 2015

Julian Gewirtz
April 1, 2018
A high-heeled shoe.
Poetry

Hearse

Martha Zweig
April 1, 2018
Orange peel.
Poetry

Julia Hungry

Hannah Louise Poston
April 1, 2018
A footprint in the ground.
Poetry

Limitless Again

Aaron Fagan
April 1, 2018
An image of a margarita.
Poetry

Margaritas

Knute Skinner
April 1, 2018
A tailor prepares fabric.
Poetry

Moroni’s Tailor

Phillis Levin
April 1, 2018
A painting of a peony.
Poetry

Peony

Hannah Louise Poston
April 1, 2018
A stormy sky.
Poetry

Poor Relatives

Robert Morgan
April 1, 2018
Laurence Olivier in Hamlet.

Shakespeare’s Head

Joseph Harrison
April 1, 2018
A landscape of a lake and a mountain.
Poetry

The Point

Rosanna Warren
April 1, 2018
An interior of a dollhouse
Poetry

Two Views of Home

Catherine Stearns
April 1, 2018

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