Harvard Review 31

Harvard Review 31

Christina Thompson


Elizabeth Smither

The Girl Who Proposed

Alan Heathcock

The Staying Freight

Anthony Kurland

South of South

Alice Hoffman

All That I Am and Ever Will Be

Roberta Murphy

Boyfriend of the World

Luther Magnussen

Interesting Facts…


Sam Pickering


Ludwig Borne trans. Leland de la Durantaye

How to Become an Original Writer…

Leland de la Durantaye

“The Art of Ignorance”

Patricia Vigderman

In the Archives

Lydia Davis

Meeting Abraham Lincoln

Tony Horwitz

The History Beat


Stephanie Burt

Tarmac with Soundtrack

Bronwen Densmore

Johnny Cash in the Afterlife

Todd Hearon

In the Garden

William Logan

The Field

Kimberly Johnson

On Divination by Birds

Allison Seay

Late Apology

Jeffrey Levine

On Finding One’s Book…
The Pushkar Camel Fair

Carmen Bugan

The Names of Things
Acciecati dalla meraviglia
This Moldavian Pastoral

Tedi Lopez Mills trans. Michelle Young-Mee Rhee

Reading Virgil

Emily Scudder

Too Many

Marilyn Chin

After Enlightenment…

Rachel Conrad

A most paradoxical mixture…

Tom Daley

My Mother on Moving Day

Rebecca Kaiser Gibson

Oona’s Left

John Hennessy

Gateway, Batangas
Scared Straight/club mix…

Mike Perrow


Janet Sylvester

Marionette Lines

Sarah White


Stephen Sturgeon

Rose of Sharon

Ivan Blatny trans. Veronika Tuckerova and Anna Moschovakis


Brendan Galvin

Advice to Blow-ins

Stephen Sandy

Names for Birds

Robert Wrigley

The Bird’s Mouth

Daniel Hall

Under Sleep

Harris Gardner

Che Sera May Be



Terry Winters

Tokyo Notes

Todd McKie


Elizabeth Marran

Trust Me


Kathleen Rooney

American War Poetry, ed. Lorrie Goldensohn

J.T. Townley

Kate Braverman, Frantic Transmissions…

Hadara Bar-Nadav

Suzanne Buffam, Past Imperfect

Ellen Davis

Stephanie Burt, Parallel Play

Janet Pocorobba

Steven C. Caton, Yemen Chronicle

William Doreski

Seamus Heaney, District and Circle

Nicole Lamy

Sheila Heti, Ticknor

Molly McQuade

Michael Martone, Michael Martone

Tina Barr

Gail Mazur, Zeppo’s First Wife

Benjamin Paloff

Czeslaw Milosz, Legends of Modernity

Jung Ja Choi

Modern Korean Fiction: ed. Bruce Fulton et al.

Laura Albritton

Elizabeth Nunez, Prospero’s Daughter

Lily Huang

Gina Ochsner, People I Wanted to Be

William Doreski

Robert Pinsky, First Things to Hand

Jenny DeBell

Elizabeth Rosner, Blue Nude

Benjamin Paloff

Viktor Shklovsky, Knight’s Move

Henry Hughes

W.D. Snodgrass, Not for Specialists

Nadia Herman Colburn

Franz Wright, God’s Silence