Issue 28

“Each of us a small contained explosion.”

IMMORTAL VILLAGE, Kathryn Rhett

In Memory of a Man in Full

In Memory of a Man in Full

We are honored here at The New Southern Fugitives to be able to celebrate the life and writings of Tom Wolfe by sharing an interview originally published in the Spring 2001 issue of The Carolina Quarterly (Vol. 53, No. 2). We would like to thank co-authors George...
Immortal Village

Immortal Village

Book review Immortal Village Kathryn Rhett Carnegie Mellon University Press 2018, 80 pp., $15.95 In Kathryn Rhett’s extraordinary first collection of poetry, Immortal Village, a startling central metaphor is a small bad picture of Nicaragua, which “is all wrong— /...
The Tradition of the Cows

The Tradition of the Cows

“…that cow flatulence is a contributing factor to the depletion of the earth’s ozone layer.” Hector Arias had only been half-listening to the radio when that last statement caught his ear. “Cow flatulence?” he thought. “I wonder why?” Michael Butler had been paying...
The Politics

The Politics

When we’re watching or reading the news, are we wondering if it’s an ultimate truth coming out of the screen? Beautiful, wealthy faces tell us we have to fight and get involved in another war for somebody else’s freedom. They spend our money, time,...