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(The Litbo blog area; note that we’ve adjusted the structure slightly after realizing that issue intros and Book Reviews belong to the Journal itself. To be discussed. Issue intros will remain in Logbook for now…and connect to the issue through the issue categories.)

More from The Journal

  • Postcard Prose

    It’s Salty

    By Kelly Hill

    Trying to wrap my mind around living on a tropical island for thirteen years and never once seeing the ocean, I stumbled through my Indonesian vocabulary to say, It’s good. It’s big.

  • Travel Notes

    Screensaver

    By Sandra Larson

    A dinosaur dangles over my grandson at the Field Museum near a pink thumb that pops into the prom picture of my granddaughter dressed in strapless red leaving her house in Medina …

  • Travel Notes

    The Value of Small Money

    By Megan Hallinan

    The bill in question is actually a 2,000 West African franc note, and it’s the equivalent of about four U.S. dollars. A helpful sum, really, but as I clutch the weathered crinkle in my sweaty palm, its value feels as dirty as the grime that is undoubtedly being transferred to my fingers.

  • Poetry

    Two Poems by F. J. Williams

    to Egg and Berry brewery, to the pack / of Czechy words I made but didn’t work / in this pink town. I’d readily go back / to your best spots, the unfired gun, that perk //

  • Poetry

    Imaginary Oceans

    By Jason Warren

    And if the neap tides of my beauty / sadden him, I cannot help it: / I hang high, the waxy night light …

  • Poetry

    Thessaloniki, Four AM

    By Anastasia Vassos

    Three thousand ancestors ask how I straddle / the sea, a foot on either shore. //

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