Harvard Review 15

Harvard Review 15

Harvard Review 15

Issue 15 boasts a selection of translations from contemporary Greek writers, plus new poetry by Yusef Komunyakaa, Dean Young, Ralph Angel, Joshua Weiner, Linda Bamber, and Tomaž Šalamun.

Harvard Review 15 (print)


Tatiana Averoff-Ioannou, Stratis Haviaras "The Pagana: Christmas 1877"
Maria Efstathiadi, Charoula Dontopoulos Excerpt from "The Unseen Which Gazes at You"
Pavlos Matesis, Fred A. Reed Excerpt from "Mother of the Dog"
Ersi Sotiropoulou, Kay Cicellis Excerpt from "Vacation without Corpse"
Ersi Sotiropoulou, Stratis Haviaras "Kidneys with Mustard Sauce"
Ersi Sotiropoulou, Stratis Haviaras "Mr. Nikos Nikou"


Athena Andreadis "The Rehearsal of Misunderstanding"
Patricia Chute "Anton Chekhov: The House in Yalta and the Final Years"
Capi Corrales "Letter from Extremadura, Spain"
Sarah Kafatou "An Interview with W.G. Sebald"
Sayre Phillips Sheldon "A Cambridge Literary Footnote: First Performance of The Antiphon"
Gerald Williams "Olympia's Demise: 7 Meetings with Maurice Girodias"


Katy Lederer "Open Invitation"
Christoforos Liontakis "The Origin of the Smoker"
Jenny Mastoraki Excerpt from "With a Crown of Light"
Geoffrey Movius "Tashlich Service"
Chard deNiord "Goshawk"
William Olsen "To A Fly"
Kathryn Rhett "Thanksgiving"
Tomaž Šalamun "Carnac" and "Mamma Merda"
Dennis Schmitz "Hands"
Philip Schultz "The Stuntman"
Dino Siotis "The Mango Tree"
Emily Skoler "Crow"
David St. John "Beeches"
Deborah Stewart "Why Music"
Terese Svoboda "Summer Sale"
Chris Wallace-Crabbe "A Symbolist Afternoon"
Charles Harper Webb "Someone Else's Good News"
Linda Bamber "Sabbath"
Joshua Weiner "The World's Room"
Tina Barr "Canary"
David Wojahn "Testings, 1956"
Dean Young "Chapped Lips"
Philip Booth "Not"
Matthew Zapruder "The Old World"
David Breskin "The Jug Shop"
Robert Campbell "Linda's Coat"
Steven Cramer "Lunch at the Underground"
Ellen Davis "Small Town, Big Picture"
Diana Der-Hovanessian "Hand in Hand"
Amy Dryansky "Merit Badge"
Nancy Eimers "Crossroads Mall"
Paula Goldman "Downsizing"
Cynthia Huntington "White Roses" and "Sleeping Out"
Sue Kwock Kim "Stones"
Yusef Komunyakaa "August" and "Body of a Dog (Cadavere di un Cane)"
Joseph Lease "What is Necessary"


Dmitiri Mitropoulos "Harvard Book Review"

Book Review

Kevin McGrath ADIEU by Haris Vlavianos
Mary Jo Bang AFTER ALL: LAST POEMS by William Matthews
Samuel Jay Keyser ARTIFICIAL HEART by Peter Gizzi
William Doreski CENTURY DEAD CENTER by George Economou
Genevieve Abravanel CHALKMARKS ON STONE by Carol Moldaw
Valerie Duff-Strautmann DARK SKY QUESTION by Larissa Szporluk
Samuel Jay Keyser DITHYRAMBS by Richard Katrovas
Liam Rector DONKEY GOSPEL by Tony Hoagland
Bruce Bennett ERASABLE WALLS by Lance Larsen
Kevin McGrath EROS, EROS, EROS by Odysseus Elytis
Barry Mazur EYETROUBLE by Martha Ronk
Kevin McGrath FROM PURPLE INTO NIGHT by Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke
Liam Rector GOING FAST by Frederick Seidel
Keith Gessen HOW IT ALL BEGAN: THE PRISON NOVEL by Nikolai Bukharin
Robert Darling IT'S HARD TO GET THE ANGLE RIGHT by Bruce Bennett
William Doreski LIFE AND DEATH by Robert Creeley
Graham Christian LIONESS by Kevin McGrath
Pamela Greenberg LONG LIKE A RIVER by Nancy Schoenberger
Heather White MYSTERIES OF SMALL HOUSE by Alice Notley
Marcia Deihl OUR PRIVATE LIVES by Daniel Halpern
Pamela Greenberg SANDS OF THE WELL by Denise Levertov
Bernard E. Morris SCIENCE & STEEPLEFLOWER by Forrest Gander
Ellen Davis SWEET MACHINE by Mark Doty
Graham Christian THE GOOD BOOK: READING THE BIBLE by Peter Gomes
Douglas K. Currier THE THREAD by Stephen Sandy
Ann Snodgrass THE TURNING by Hilda Morley
Cola Franzen TO PAINTING: POEMS by Rafael Alberti
Dana Bonstrom TO SEEK OUT NEW LIFE: BIOLOGY OF STAR TREK by Athena Andreadis
Genevieve Abravanel TRACE ELEMENTS by Barbara Jordan
Magdalena Carpenter WAKEFULNESS by John Ashbery