MAY ISSUE

Numéro Cinq at the Movies: Yulia Mahr’s “Path 5 (delta)” --- R W Gray
The Mystery of Julot Calcascieu: Poems & Note --- Greg Mulcahy
The Real Thing Was Quite Homely: Review of White Sands by Geoff Dyer --- Jason DeYoung
My Alphabet Soul A to H: Poems—Betsy Sholl
Forever an Unknown Country: Review of Quiet Creature on the Corner by João Gilberto Noll—Joseph Schreiber
Plugging the causal breach: Short Story --- Mary Byrne
Music in the Anthropocene: Interview with Composer Nathan Currier --- Carolyn Ogburn
Some Schemes Shouldn’t Work But Do: The Poetry of Karen Solie --- David Wojahn
What It's Like Living Here --- Shawn Selway in Hamilton, Ontario
Altered States: Poems from This Being --- Ingrid Ruthig
Uimhir a Cúig | The Vogue: Novel Excerpt --- Eoin McNamee
Transit of Venus: Short Story --- Zsófia Bán Translated by Erika Mihálycsa
Labels from the Field Museum: Poems — Denise Low
Completing the Mies van der Rohe Brick Country House, An Odyssey --- Gary Garvin
Making Meaning I: The Categorical Imp of the Perverse --- Genese Grill
Leaving Eden: Poems --- Momina Masood
My Brother: Fiction --- Gabriel Josipovici
Apple and Pear Trees --- Tomoé Hill
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Numéro Cinq at the Movies: Yulia Mahr’s “Path 5 (delta)” --- R W Gray

Numéro Cinq at the Movies: Yulia Mahr’s “Path 5 (delta)” — R W Gray

Film inspired by composer Max Richter’s 8-hour lullaby called SLEEP.

The Mystery of Julot Calcascieu: Poems & Note --- Greg Mulcahy

The Mystery of Julot Calcascieu: Poems & Note — Greg Mulcahy

There are times / When a / Man / Needs a / Really sharp / Probe. —Julot Calcascieu

The Real Thing Was Quite Homely: Review of White Sands by Geoff Dyer --- Jason DeYoung

The Real Thing Was Quite Homely: Review of White Sands by Geoff Dyer — Jason DeYoung

Restless, humorous, shamelessly casual…

My Alphabet Soul A to H: Poems—Betsy Sholl

My Alphabet Soul A to H: Poems—Betsy Sholl

After all what did you see? / Just a glimpse of bear body through roadside scrub, // and nothing, nothing of its beauty.

Forever an Unknown Country: Review of Quiet Creature on the Corner by João Gilberto Noll—Joseph Schreiber

Forever an Unknown Country: Review of Quiet Creature on the Corner by João Gilberto Noll—Joseph Schreiber

A spare & modestly surreal tale.

Plugging the causal breach: Short Story --- Mary Byrne

Plugging the causal breach: Short Story — Mary Byrne

Before I could ask why she was whispering, she hissed: “Body’s still up there.” She raised her eyes.

Music in the Anthropocene: Interview with Composer Nathan Currier --- Carolyn Ogburn

Music in the Anthropocene: Interview with Composer Nathan Currier — Carolyn Ogburn

Classical music & eco-catastrophe.

Some Schemes Shouldn’t Work But Do: The Poetry of Karen Solie --- David Wojahn

Some Schemes Shouldn’t Work But Do: The Poetry of Karen Solie — David Wojahn

Reminiscent of the poems of Berryman, Lowell, and Vallejo.

What It's Like Living Here --- Shawn Selway in Hamilton, Ontario

What It’s Like Living Here — Shawn Selway in Hamilton, Ontario

That is what it’s like to live here: always behind, never ahead; forever hopeful, often deceived. Love in vain.

Altered States: Poems from This Being --- Ingrid Ruthig

Altered States: Poems from This Being — Ingrid Ruthig

Note to Nature: keep your sex / to a dull roar. SQUAWK! Right. / No sleep now…Conjure / a silent reveal of stars.

Uimhir a Cúig | The Vogue: Novel Excerpt --- Eoin McNamee

Uimhir a Cúig | The Vogue: Novel Excerpt — Eoin McNamee

In the execution shed the apparatus is being made ready. The hood. The rope. The pinnings.

Transit of Venus: Short Story --- Zsófia Bán Translated by Erika Mihálycsa

Transit of Venus: Short Story — Zsófia Bán Translated by Erika Mihálycsa

A stranger is better than someone you know.

Labels from the Field Museum: Poems — Denise Low

Labels from the Field Museum: Poems — Denise Low

“The loss of these living / things is tempered / by a quiet tenderness”

Completing the Mies van der Rohe Brick Country House, An Odyssey --- Gary Garvin

Completing the Mies van der Rohe Brick Country House, An Odyssey — Gary Garvin

Architecture is the will of the age conceived in spatial terms.

Making Meaning I: The Categorical Imp of the Perverse --- Genese Grill

Making Meaning I: The Categorical Imp of the Perverse — Genese Grill

A love song and a lamentation over the ages, among strangers and friends, enemies and kin…

Leaving Eden: Poems --- Momina Masood

Leaving Eden: Poems — Momina Masood

I have been / The virgin you were promised / for good behaviour, / And a sizeable body count. / But I have left Eden (some of us do get out)…

My Brother: Fiction --- Gabriel Josipovici

My Brother: Fiction — Gabriel Josipovici

I stiffen in my corner between the wardrobe and the wall. I listen, but everything is still. Then I hear it again. A board has creaked.

Apple and Pear Trees --- Tomoé Hill

Apple and Pear Trees — Tomoé Hill

I have gone for so long without this kind of communication—I am thirsty, I am hungry, I am ravenous in mind and body.

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The Afterlife of Modernism: Numéro Cinq's May Issue Preview (The Shape of Things to Come)

The Afterlife of Modernism: Numéro Cinq’s May Issue Preview (The Shape of Things to Come)

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