Our 50th issue features stories by Claire Messud and Michael Cunningham; essays by Phillip Lopate and Kathryn Rhett; poetry by Alicia Ostriker and Robert Pinsky; and much more.
Guest edited by Paul Harding, this issue of Harvard Review features essays by Elizabeth McCracken and Margot Livesey; stories by Regina Porter and Matthew Neill Null; poetry by A. E. Stallings and Adrienne Kennedy; and translations of Bei Dao by Jeffrey Yang.
This issue features new fiction by Andrea Barrett; two essays by Brian Doyle; poems by Tony Hoagland, Cole Swensen, Danniel Schoonebeek, and Raúl Zurita; and art by Alison Rossiter and Richard Butler.
Fiction by Joan Wickersham, Johanna Berkman, and Kyle McCarthy; poetry by Gail Mazur, Ocean Vuong, Cornelius Eady, and Campbell McGrath; essays on Pet Grief, Spatial Practice, and the White House Blues; and paintings by Robert Rauschenberg.
Poems by Amy Hempel, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, and David Lehman; Two Essays on Analysis; Otto Piene: Lichtballet, "In the Fish Archive": Two Views; and a Novella by Ann Pancake; Plus paintings by Jonathan Imber.
This issue features new fiction by Eileen Pollack and Suzanne Matson, poems by Cate Marvin, John Tranter, Orlando Ricardo Menes, and Jericho Brown, essays by Sven Birkerts, Lia Purpura, Mako Yoshikawa, and art by Doug and Mike Starn, Emily Eveleth, and Matthew Ritchie.
This issue features new fiction by Edith Pearlman, Marjorie Sandor, and Linda Bamber, essays by Kevin McGrath and Robert Anthony Siegel, found art by Ander Monson, and poetry by G. C. Waldrep, Timothy Donnelly, Tomaž Šalamun, and Stephen Dunn.
This issue features new fiction by Michelle de Kretser, Judith McCormack, and Adam Braver, as well as poetry by Carl Phillips, Harryette Mullen, Willis Barnstone, and Sharon Olds.
Issue 42 features new fiction by Karen Bender and Pauls Toutonghi, poems by Charles Simic, Mark Jarman, and Nobel laureate Vicente Aleixandre, plus art by Richard Tuttle and Antoni Tàpies.
Issue 41 features poems by Denise Duhamel, Stanley Plumly, and Matthea Harvery, along with fiction by Michael Kardos, Chip Cheek, and Michelle D. Seaton.
Issue 40 features new fiction by Jennifer Haigh, essays by Floyd Skloot and Joelle Biele, photography by Daido Moriyama and Gerhard Richter, plus poems by Peter Campion, Fady Joudah, and Deborah Landau.
Issue 39 features new translations by Primo Levi and Adam Zagajewski, drawings by William Kentridge and paintings by Ina Geissler, essays by Jerald Walker and Kathleen Spivack, along with poems by Gerard Malanga and Shara McCallum.
Issue 38 features new fiction by Gabriel Brownstein and Jess Row, a new translation of David Rompf by Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud, an essay by Robert Anthony Siegel, new poems by Laura Kasischke, Mary Jo Bang, Charles Simic, Michael S. Harper, and Stephen Burt, plus prints and sculpture by Louise Bourgeois and paintings by Jasper Johns. (Note: This issue is no longer available for sale.)
Issue 37 features essays by Peter Silver, Patricia Vigderman, Phillip Lopate, and Amin Ahmad, video stills by Michal Rovner, watercolors by Ross Bleckner, poems by Yusef Komunyakaa, Harriet Levin, Tomaž Šalamun, and Les Murray, as well as stories by Alice Hoffman, George H. Rosen, Chris Leslie-Hynan and Fred McGavran.
Issue 36 features new fiction by Barbara Hamby and Nic Brown, poems by Sonia Sanchez, Sherman Alexie and Terrance Hayes Fady Joudah translates Mahmoud Darwish, plus art by Judy Pfaff and Cai Guo-Qiang.
Issue 35 features a special feature on New Zealand including work by Vincent O'Sullivan, Emma Neale, and Patricia Grace, nonfiction by Suzanne Berne, poems by Erica Dawson and Nick Flynn, with silhouettes by Kara Walker and a daguerreotype by Chuck Close.
Issue 34 features fiction by Adam Braver, Cate Kennedy, Kevin Moffett, and Karen E. Bender, essays by James Marcus, Michael Cohen, and Jacqueline Gill, poems by Garrett Hongo and David Huddle, paintings by Philip Guston, and reviews of work by Robert Hass, Edwidge Danticat, Jim Crace, Roberto Bolaño, and Robert Pinsky.
Issue 33 features essays by Richard Goodman, Eric LeMay, Nina de Gramont, and Michael Knight, poems by Denise Duhamel, Major Jackson, John Kinsella, and Sydney Lea, images by Christopher Wool, in addition to fiction by Dan Pope, Anna Solomon, and Paul Harding.
Issue 32 features essays by Daniel Maier-Katkin and Birgit Maier-Katkin, Akiko Busch, and Ward Cheney, stories by William Lychack, Nam Le, and Linda Bamber, drawings by Chloe Piene, as well as poems, paintings, photos, and prints by Katrhyn Starbuck, Robert Kelly, Ray Di Palma, Peter Jay Shippy, Andrzej Bogacz, James McCorkle, and Meena Alexander.
Issue 31 features a new translation of Ludwig Börne by Leland de la Durantaye, new stories by Alice Hoffman, Elizabeth Smither, essays by Lydia Davis and Tony Horwitz, poems by Marilyn Chin, Brendan Galvin, William Logan, and Robert Wrigley, plus a lithography portfolio by Terry Winters.
Issue 30 features fiction by Katherine Vaz, Askold Melnyczuk, and Anthony Varallo, essays by Blake Bailey, Melvin Bukiet, Kathryn Rhett, poems by Tomaž Šalamun, plus a new translation of Seferis with notes by David Ferry and David Ricks.
Issue 29 features a never before published short story by Gore Vidal, Act One of Theresa Rebeck's play "The Scene," poems by Cole Swensen, Denise Duhamel, Stanley Plumly, and Laurie Sheck, fiction by Mary Swan and Karen Bender, with drawings by Edward Hopper.
Issue 28 features new fiction by Joyce Carol Oates, Jim Crace, Peter Orner, poems by Samuel Menashe, stories and essays by Vu Tran, David Rompf, Alison Krupnick, Marion Halligan, and Matthew Goodman, translations of Ingeborg Bachmann, Oscar Hahn, Mircea Ivanescu, and Mario Vargas Llosa, photographs by John Coplans, along with drawings by Stephan Balkenhol.
Issue 27 features work by Kenneth Burke, essays by André Aciman and Honor Moore, short stories by K. E. Duffin and Linda Bamber, woodcuts by Frans Masereel, drawings by David Smith, as well as poems by Mark Yakich, Joanna Klink, and Philip Nikolayev.
Issue 26 features fiction by Annabel Lyon and Judith McCormack, two scenes from a play by Arthur Miller, essays by Jane Brox, Patricia Vigderman, and Ha-yun Jung, poems by Gerard Malanga, Tom Sleigh, Bruce Bond, Bryan Dietrich, and Chris Wallace-Crabbe, photographs by Peter Brandes, in addition to monotypes by Peik Larsen.
Issue 25 features Fanny Howe, Robert Creeley, Paul Muldoon, David Gewanter, Saskia Hamilton, and Heather McHugh in remembrance of Robert Lowell, new fiction by Alice Hoffman and Camilla Gibb, essays by Charles Simic, Blake Bailey, Kurt Vonnegut, and David Gessner, poems by W. D. Snodgrass, with artwork by Alex Katz, Brice Marden, Terry Winters, and William Kentridge, plus the letters of Richard Yates.
Issue 24 features essays by Dubravka Ugresik, Christopher Lydon, and David Slavitt, a play by Owen Doyle, graphics by Ellen Driscoll and Jane Masters, as well as poems by Peter Porter, Eric Pankey, Carol Frost, and Judith Hall.
Issue 23 features new writing from Korea, essays from Afghanistan and Israel, Australian writers Kate Grenville, Les Murray, Drusilla Modjeska, John Kinsella, and Dîpti Saravanamuttu, new fiction by Harry Mathews and Robert Coover, with Sarah Kafatou on Jorge Semprun, and Alan Feldman on Carl Dennis.
Issue 22 features a special section on the poetry of John Ashbery, essays by Stephen Greenblatt, John Updike, Lisa Birk, Bernard Cohen, Svetlana Boym, and André Aciman, plays by Shel Silverstein, portraits by Ellsworth Kelly, poems by Lyn Hejinian, Constance Merritt, and Deborah Tall, in addition to fiction by Steve Almond and Jess Row.
Issue 21 features plays by David Mamet, new fiction by Thomas McGuane, poems by James Tate, Ray DiPalma, Molly McQuade, and H. L. Hix, plus essays on James Merrill, Morris Graves, Marcel Reich-Ranicki and Nabokov's Butterflies.
Issue 20 features new fiction by Paul Mandelbaum and Jo-Ann Graziano, poetry by David Lehman and John Kinsella, remarks by Seamus Heaney, and a special section on the poetry of Michael Harper.
Issue 19 features poetry by Don Share, Michele Glazer, and Kevin Murray, as well as new fiction by Michael Rosovsky, and an essay by Daniel Donoghue on Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf.
Issue 18 boasts poems by Seamus Heaney, John Ashbery, Mary Jo Bang, and Dean Young, plus new fiction by Sharon Wahl and Ann Cobb, essays by Robert Gardner and Stephen Dobyns, and a special feature on poet Michel Butor.
Issue 17 features interviews with John Ashbery and Yoko Tawada, fiction by Robert Boswell and Martin Andic, poems by Stuart Dybek, William Corbett, and Linda Gregg, as well as an essay on Seamus Heaney's "The Biretta."
Issue 16--Elizabeth Bishop Lives-- features essays about Bishop by Lee Oser, C.K. Doreski, and Dan Chiasson, plus a portrait by Darcy Penteado and Bishop documents from Harvard's Poetry Room Archives. The issue also contains new fiction by John Chioles and poetry by Stephen Dobyns.
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.
Issue 14 features poems by A.R. Ammons, Mary Ruefle, and X.J. Kennedy, new fiction by Kathryn Liebowitz and Robert Boswell, and essays by Kenneth Rosen and Robert Scanlan.
Issue 14, Charlie Simic at Large, is a tribute to the esteemed Serbian-American poet. It features poems by Simic and Jorie Graham, as well as essays by William Doreski and Seamus Heaney.
Issue 12 contains poetry by Peter Sacks, Donald Hall, Thomas Lux, and Gail Mazur, fiction by Wendell Mayo and Leslie Walker Williams, and essays by Kathleen Spivack, Eugene McCarthy, and Anne E. Fernald.
Issue 11 carries poetry by James Tate, Louis Simpson, and Mary Ruefle, fiction by Rebecca Boyd and Ivan Mandy, as well as essays by Julia Raiskin and Michael Milburn
Issue 10, Homage to Seamus Heaney, features poems by Heaney, as well as brief reflections by Ted Hughes, Helen Vendler, Paul Muldoon, Lucie Brock-Broido, Czeslaw Milosz, Frank Bidart, and Sven Birkerts.
Issue 9 contains poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, Tony Hoagland, A.R. Ammons, and Charles Simic, fiction by Melanie Richards and Heather Cole, and essays by David Perkins and Jonathan Holden.
Issue 8 features poetry by John Ashbery, Henri Cole, Paul Muldoon, and Robert Bly, fiction by Peter Ho Davies and Alyce Miller, and essays by Jan M. Ziolkowski and Robert Scanlan, plus a conversation between Robert Pinsky and Michael Mazur on Dante's Inferno.
Issue 7 boasts poetry by William Doreski, Charles Simic, James Tate, and Wislawa Szymborska, fiction by Jayne Anne Phillips and Kay Cicellis, essays by Stephen Burt and Sven Birkerts, as well as dramatic excerpts by Robert Auletta.
Issue 6 features poetry by David Rivard, Robert Bly, Paul Valéry, Stéphane Mallarmé, Ruth Buchman, and Donald Hall, with fiction by Grace Dane Mazur and Marie Heaney, essays by Chard deNiord and Angela Bourke, as well as columns by Robert Scanlan and X.J. Kennedy.
Issue 5 features poetry by Tony Hoagland, A.R. Ammons, Yusef Komunyakaa, William Stafford, Annie Dillard, Denise Duhamel, and Floyd Skloot, essays by Robert Kiely and William Corbett, as well as fiction by Jhumpa Lahiri and J.M. Coetzee.
Issue 4 contains poetry by Lucie Brock-Broido, Charles Simic, Denise Duhamel, Thomas Lux, and Mary Karr, essays by Seamus Heaney and Stanislaw Baranczak, with fiction by Edmund Keeley and Alfred Alcorn.
Issue 3 features poems by Brenda Hillman, Robert Bly, W.D. Snodgrass, Czeslaw Milosz, Robert Hass, and John Ashbery, fiction by Paula Panich and Corinne Demas Bliss, plus essays by Archie C. Epps and Robert Gardner.
Issue 2 contains poetry by Jorie Graham, A.R. Ammons, Wislawa Szymborska, Seamus Heaney, and Denise Duhamel, essays by Robert Fitzgerald and Allen Grossman, and fiction by Norman Rush and Ivan Mandy.
The first issue of Harvard Review features poetry by John Ashbery, X.J. Kennedy, Robert Creeley, Lucie Brock-Broido, Frank Bidart, and Mary Karr, as well as essays by Sven Birkerts and Robert Scanlan, with fiction by David Foster Wallace.