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Zhang Xinying
cover art

'Year of the Rat, 2008,' Jinshan, China

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Mary Greene
cover design

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 65 No. 1

, guest editor

translated by 
Danez Smith
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Danez Smith
translated by 
Danez Smith

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

translated by 
Danez Smith
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Danez Smith
translated by 
Danez Smith

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

translated by 
Matthew Kelsey
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Matthew Kelsey
translated by 
Matthew Kelsey

Nuestro Pueblo

Nuestro Pueblo

Nuestro Pueblo

Nuestro Pueblo

Nuestro Pueblo

Nuestro Pueblo

translated by 
Jonathan Moody
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Jonathan Moody
translated by 
Jonathan Moody

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

translated by 
Robert Lunday
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Robert Lunday
translated by 
Robert Lunday

Aubade

Aubade

Aubade

Aubade

Aubade

Aubade

translated by 
Fiona Chamness
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Fiona Chamness
translated by 
Fiona Chamness

Choreography for Ensemble

Choreography for Ensemble

Choreography for Ensemble

Choreography for Ensemble

Choreography for Ensemble

Choreography for Ensemble

translated by 
Gerard Malanga
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Gerard Malanga
translated by 
Gerard Malanga

Robert Frank

Robert Frank

Robert Frank

Robert Frank

Robert Frank

Robert Frank

translated by 
Susan Tichy
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Susan Tichy
translated by 
Susan Tichy

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

translated by 
Ashley Davidson
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Ashley Davidson
translated by 
Ashley Davidson

On Childlessness

On Childlessness

On Childlessness

On Childlessness

On Childlessness

On Childlessness

translated by 
Mary Kane
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Mary Kane
translated by 
Mary Kane

Beech Tree

Beech Tree

Beech Tree

Beech Tree

Beech Tree

Beech Tree

translated by 
Emily Yong
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Emily Yong
translated by 
Emily Yong

Suite 4A

Suite 4A

Suite 4A

Suite 4A

Suite 4A

Suite 4A

translated by 
Frannie Lindsay
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Frannie Lindsay
translated by 
Frannie Lindsay

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

translated by 
Brian Komei Dempster
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Brian Komei Dempster
translated by 
Brian Komei Dempster

Give and Take

Give and Take

Give and Take

Give and Take

Give and Take

Give and Take

translated by 
Tanya Ko
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Tanya Ko
translated by 
Tanya Ko

Comfort Woman

Comfort Woman

Comfort Woman

Comfort Woman

Comfort Woman

Comfort Woman

translated by 
Richie Hofmann
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Richie Hofmann
translated by 
Richie Hofmann

Lives of the Typographers

Lives of the Typographers

Lives of the Typographers

Lives of the Typographers

Lives of the Typographers

Lives of the Typographers

translated by 
Michael Broek
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Michael Broek
translated by 
Michael Broek

The Golden Venture

The Golden Venture

The Golden Venture

The Golden Venture

The Golden Venture

The Golden Venture

translated by 
Melissa Crowe
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Melissa Crowe
translated by 
Melissa Crowe

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

by 
Melissa Crowe

Emilia Phillips, Signaletics

Jamaal May, Hum

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 65 No. 1

, guest editor

translated by 
Danez Smith
*
Danez Smith

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

For the Fifth Grade Black Boys of Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School

by 
Danez Smith
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Danez Smith
*
Danez Smith

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

my father gives a lecture on the power of good pussy

by 
Danez Smith
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Matthew Kelsey
*
Matthew Kelsey

Nuestro Pueblo

Nuestro Pueblo

Nuestro Pueblo

by 
Matthew Kelsey
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jonathan Moody
*
Jonathan Moody

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

Olympic Butter Gold (United States East Coast Interlude)

by 
Jonathan Moody
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Robert Lunday
*
Robert Lunday

Aubade

Aubade

Aubade

by 
Robert Lunday
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Fiona Chamness
*
Fiona Chamness

Choreography for Ensemble

Choreography for Ensemble

Choreography for Ensemble

by 
Fiona Chamness
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Gerard Malanga
*
Gerard Malanga

Robert Frank

Robert Frank

Robert Frank

by 
Gerard Malanga
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Susan Tichy
*
Susan Tichy

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

Only Allowed One Step at a Time

by 
Susan Tichy
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Ashley Davidson
*
Ashley Davidson

On Childlessness

On Childlessness

On Childlessness

by 
Ashley Davidson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Mary Kane
*
Mary Kane

Beech Tree

Beech Tree

Beech Tree

by 
Mary Kane
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Emily Yong
*
Emily Yong

Suite 4A

Suite 4A

Suite 4A

by 
Emily Yong
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Frannie Lindsay
*
Frannie Lindsay

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

Antiphon for Remembering and Forgetting

by 
Frannie Lindsay
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Brian Komei Dempster
*
Brian Komei Dempster

Give and Take

Give and Take

Give and Take

by 
Brian Komei Dempster
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Tanya Ko
*
Tanya Ko

Comfort Woman

Comfort Woman

Comfort Woman

by 
Tanya Ko
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Richie Hofmann
*
Richie Hofmann

Lives of the Typographers

Lives of the Typographers

Lives of the Typographers

by 
Richie Hofmann
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Michael Broek
*
Michael Broek

The Golden Venture

The Golden Venture

The Golden Venture

by 
Michael Broek
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Melissa Crowe
*
Melissa Crowe

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Things to Keep

by 
Melissa Crowe
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 

Emilia Phillips, Signaletics

Jamaal May, Hum

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 65 No. 1

, guest editor

Including contributions from:

Michael Broek
Michael Broek
Fiona Chamness
Fiona Chamness
Melissa Crowe
Melissa Crowe
Ashley Davidson
Ashley Davidson
Brian Komei Dempster
Brian Komei Dempster
Richie Hofmann
Richie Hofmann
Mary Kane
Mary Kane
Matthew Kelsey
Matthew Kelsey
Tanya Ko
Tanya Ko
Frannie Lindsay
Frannie Lindsay
Robert Lunday
Robert Lunday
Gerard Malanga
Gerard Malanga
Jamaal May
Jamaal May
Jonathan Moody
Jonathan Moody
Emilia Phillips
Emilia Phillips
Danez Smith
Danez Smith
Susan Tichy
Susan Tichy
Emily Yong
Emily Yong
Zhang Xinying
Zhang Xinying
Mary Greene
Mary Greene

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON