Table of Contents

Fiction
Sigrid Nunez, The Plan*
Jamal Brinkley, No More Than a Bubble*
Justin Taylor, From an iPhone 6
George Singleton, One More
Michael Byers, Valiant
Lynda Sexson, A 2nd Look at Love at 1st Sight
Mindy Friddle, Bug Man
Michelle Sleater, Attrition
Logan Newby, The Last Good Thing

Nonfiction
Denis Donoghue, The End of the Affair
Matthew Vollmer, We All Go into the Dark
DeWitt Henry, On Bonds

Poetry
Lee Upton, Political Ambition
Cutter Streeby, Amidah: Portrait of Berenice Abbot
Ojo Taiye, The Threshold of Small Chances
?                Lesions

Cheslea Dingman, Anniversary with Yellow Iris
Christopher DeWeese, From: The Confessions

AWARDS
*Best American Short Stories 2019 – distinguished story

This is the Table of Contents for Issue #2, which was publish in 2018.

Table of Contents

Fiction
Elvis Bego, The Word Is the Word
Bethany Edstrom, Hand and Foot (debut)
Kevin Moffett, City of Trees*
Chinelo Okparanta, David & Osi
Valerie O’Riordan, Bad Girl++
Bette Pesetsky, Demimonde
Emily Saso, All the Bells (debut)
Christine Sneed, In the Park**
Marc Watkins, For the Love of Broken Things

Nonfiction
Harold Bloom, Who Else Is There?
Kelly Cherry, My Beethoven***
William H. Gass, Excerpt from Baroque Prose

Poetry
John Ashbery, Just the One Episode****
Jonathan Greenhause, Parts Unknown
J. C. Jordan, 40 East to Knoxville (debut)
Judith Skillman, China Shop
John Stupp, The Foundry

AWARDS
*Best American Short Stories 2018 – distinguished story
**Pushcart Prize XLIII (2019) – Special Mention
***Best American Essays 2018 – distinguished essay
***Pushcart Prize XLIII (2019)
++The O. Henry Prize (2019)

This is the Table of Contents for Issue #1, which was publish in 2017.