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Current Issue, No. 35



For the Atlantic, actual political agency, it seems, is a lesser virtue than the civic jolt proffered by a “mediating function.”

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Fiction


Captain’s Table

Kate Christensen

For the past decade or so, I have been obsessed with news stories about cruise ships, in particular the idea of minor disasters at. . .


Against Poetry

Kaveh Akbar

  There is no word in English for the circle left on a table from a cold glass, or for the difference in flavor between fresh. . .


Pony

Monica Ferrell

  After the snakebite, I tried to make noises         With the clouds in my throat, the dissolving Snow of my. . .


Word Factory

Going Underground

Maximillian Alvarez

I marveled at the fact that, in such a seemingly short amount of time, socialism had become a mainstream rallying cry in America once again.