Well Waiting Room

Well Waiting Room

A collection of poems that contemplate the bureaucracy of the mind through interior political cabinets Taking its name from the banal, purgatorial space outside (but inside) a doctor’s office, “Well Waiting Room” imagines the conversations we have with ourselves at this liminal site as an exchange between interior bureaucrats, each of whom governs a particular aspect of the […]
Best Men

Best Men

David Schuman directs the MFA program and coordinates the creative writing concentration for undergraduate English majors. Schuman’s fiction, nonfiction and reviews have appeared in Catapult, Joyland, Missouri Review, Carolina Quarterly, Conjunctions, Black Warrior Review, The Rumpus and many other publications. He has been awarded a Pushcart Prize and his story, “Stay,” was listed as a distinguished story in Best American […]
Purgatorio

Purgatorio

“Bang’s sparkling 21st-century adaptation of Dante’s lesser-read masterpiece packs in rewarding surprises at every turn.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review If I had, Reader, a longer interval in which to write,I would, at least as a parting shot, singOf the sweet drink that never would’ve satisfied me, But the cards of the second canticle have all beenSpread […]
‘A wonderful catastrophe’

‘A wonderful catastrophe’

“We often think about genres of love narratives, whether they’re films or novels, as frivolous,” said Jessica Rosenfeld, of Arts & Sciences. “But in the Middle Ages, love stories, love narratives, love songs, were invested with the highest seriousness.”
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