The Paris Review No. 203, Winter 2012
Susan Howe on the art of poetry: “I often think of the space of a page as a stage, with words, letters, syllable characters moving across.” And discussion excerpts from the First Annual Norwegian-American Literary Festival, including Donald Antrim, Elif Batuman, Graywolf publisher Fiona McCrae, and Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Trier.
New fiction from James Salter, Rachel Kushner, Sarah Frisch, Tim Parks, Peter Orner, and the winner of the NPR Three-Minute Fiction Contest, and an essay by J. D. Daniels.
Poems by Ben Lerner, Linda Pastan, Devin Johnston, Yasiin Bey, Geoffrey Hill, Regan Good, Joshua Mehigan, and Steven Cramer. A portfolio of images that inspired Rachel Kushner’s novel The Flamethrowers.