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The South Carolina Review Volume 53.1, Fall 2020

December 11, 2020

A orange, yellow, purple, and white sunset over a black cityscape.

Cover of SCR issue 53.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCR Issue 53.1 includes fiction by Kevin Wilson and Evan Lavender-Smith, poetry by Lisa Summe and Elsa Cross, and an interview with Toni Jensen, author of Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land.

 

CONTENTS

POETRY

1 DWAINE RIEVES  Factory
2 OJO TAIYE  Last Rite
14 ALINA STEFANESCU  Artifice
24 LAURA MINOR  Author’s Prayer; In Fractals of Matter on Earth Where Heaven is a Metaphor for Heaven
36 TODD BOSS  Never Done
38 JOHNSON CHEU  What Would I Do Able-Bodied?
65 ELSA CROSS  Footnote; Coda
Translated by SUSAN AYRES
77 LISA SUMME  Regret in X Parts; When I spend the night, first time; At My Grandma’s Funeral I Think Only of My Grandfather
91 TODD DAVIS  What We Died For
92 BRITTON SHURLEY  To Francisco Starks, who Stole my Car from my Driveway, Late One Saturday Night
94 FOX HENRY FRAZIER  Silver-Eyed Lilínabalén’s Enduring Curse Is Thought to Be the Reason that the Caxxinoqi Have Preserved Their Ancient Prohibition Against All Practices of Divination
100 BRADFORD TICE  Our Affairs
117 RONALD DZERIGIAN  After National Public Radio Names Seventeen Dead
118 ALAMGIR HASHMI  Garbage News
127 STEPHEN FELLNER  Second Attempt at a Cantrip for my Mother’s Dementia
128 MICHAEL MALAN  Beside the Waiting River
137 DAVID TROUPES  Then Almost an Unbroken Forest

FICTION

3 ALYSSA NORTHROP  Thanksgiving
16 KEVIN WILSON  The Blue Tiger
26 KOSISO UGWUEZE  Frontier
39 EVAN LAVENDER-SMITH  Letters from Her Piano Teacher
68 AMY KIGER-WILLIAMS  Tybee Island
84 STEPHEN HUNDLEY  Abstinence for Arkansas
97 RAYMOND DEEJ  Matters of Geese
102 KATHERINE ANN DAVIS  Where There Were Cracks
120 ANNA LOWE WEBER  Fault
129 CHRISTINA YANG  Crossing the Bridge

NONFICTION

140 MIRIAM MCEWEN  Carrying Witness: A Conversation with Toni Jensen

BOOK REVIEWS

145 WALT HUNTER  That Was What Life Was Like: David Blair’s Barbarian Seasons
148 TARA JO LENERTZ  Memories Woven in Space and Time: Julia Koet’s The Rib Joint
152 JENNA RICHARD  The Weight of Silence: Lisa Summe’s Say It Hurts
155 JOHN RICHARD SAYLOR  A Very Effable Sadness: John McNally’s The Fear of Everything

CONTRIBUTORS

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