Harvard Review 37

Harvard Review 37

Christina Thompson

HR 37 Editorial


Fred McGavran

The Reincarnation of Horlach Spencer

Chris Leslie-Hynan

Pure Superior

Alice Hoffman

The Year Without Summer

George H. Rosen

A Second Language


Patricia Vigderman

By the Pond

Peter Silver

Unreliable Sources

Phillip Lopate

Brooklyn the Unknowable

Amin Ahmad

205 Lower Circular Road


Mark Conway

Scholar of the Sorrows

Victoria Chang

Elegy as a Morning Walk

Gregory Pardlo

Ghosts in the Machine: Synergy and the Dialogic System

Craig Morgan Teicher

Desire as Precipitate of Desiring

Kim Addonizio


Jane Hirshfield

First Light Edging Cirrus

Gwyneth Lewis

Sunken Garden

David Hernandez

On Aggression

Mark Belair

The Underside

Tom Sleigh

Mingus Reborn as Mingus
Speech for a Fly

Lillian Bertram

Moon Illusion Eclogue

Kiki Petrosino


Peter Balakian

Warhol/Electric Chair/’63

Richard Michelson

Dead Negro

Susan Rich


Tomaž Šalamun

Where Is the Little Wall From

Harriet Levin

Swimming in a Glass

Clarence Major

Down and Up

Les Murray

The Farm Terraces

Heather Treseler


Christina Davis

For the Dark and Blazing Truths

Yusef Komunyakaa

The Hedonist
A Visit to Inner Sanctum



Nellie King Solomon

Niagara (detail)
Niagara (detail)

Roland Flexner

SN10: Untitled
SN5: Untitled
SN91: Untitled
SN37: Untitled

Richard Snyder

One Warm Saturday #110

David Goldes

Mesh Objects (Typewriter and Box)

Xiaoze Xie

Los Angeles Public Library (Atlas of Jerusalem)
Los Angeles Public Library (A Revival of the Orient)

Michal Rovner

Glass (detail)
Data Zone, Culture Tables (details)
Script (detail)

Ross Bleckner

Works on Paper, 1986-96


Max Ross

Aleksandar Hemon, Love and Obstacles

Mary Jo Bang

Richard Howard, Without Saying

Andrew Dubois

Gary Copeland Lilley, Alpha Zulu

Paul Franz

Brian Lynch, The Winner of Sorrow

Nicole Lamy

Lorrie Moore, A Gate at the Stairs

Meg Tyler

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Selected Poems

William Doreski

D.A. Powell, Chronic

Anis Shivani

David Rhodes, Driftless

Henry Hughes

Elizabeth Spires, The Wave-Maker

Mary Jo Bang

Cole Swensen, Ours

Michael Shinagel

Blake Bailey, Cheever: A Life

Diann Blakely

Jill Bialosky, Intruder

William Doreski

Peter Campion, The Lions

John Hennessy

Karen Chase, Bear

Chard Deniord

Stephen Dunn, What Goes On

Dewitt Henry

Josh Frank with Charlie Buckholtz, In Heaven Everything Is Fine

Lisa Nold

Mary Gaitskill, Don’t Cry

Andrew Dubois

Kevin A. González, Cultural Studies