Elisa Biagini: “Nights Close,” “Too Many things already said,” “The tongue flies anyplace,” “When the mouth,” “My lips, yours,” “Fingers all eyes,” “A burnt match,” “It’s the stop,” “It’s the paper crackling,” “The saliva not used first,” “There’s someone who has my eyes,” “And meanwhile” and “What’s Uprooted” from The Plant of Dreaming (Chelsea Editions-Xenos books, forthcoming). Copyright © Elisa Biaginia, 2017. Translation copyright © Wallis Wilde Menozzi 2017. Reproduced by permission of the author.

J. Bowers: “Fred W. Loring and His Mule, ‘Evil Merodach’” by J. Bowers. Copyright © 2017 J. Bowers. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Diana M. Chien: “I was blind as a stone” and “Rhymes for the Modern Nursery” by Diana M. Chien. Copyright © 2017 Diana M. Chien. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Fouad Laroui: “The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers” and “The Invention of Dry Swimming” from The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers. Copyright © 2012 by Editions Julliard, Paris. English translation copyright © 2016 by Emma Ramadan. Reprinted by permission of Deep Vellum Publishing.

Agustín Fernández Mallo: Nocilla Dream, Agustín Fernández Mallo, Fitzcarraldo Editions, London, 2015. Copyright © Agustín Fernández Mallo, 2006. Translation copyright © Thomas Bunstead, 2015. Reproduced by permission of Fitzcarraldo Editions.

Jessica O. Marsh: “Sets” by Jessica O. Marsh. Copyright © 2017 Jessica O. Marsh. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Erika Michael: “My Grandfather the Watchmaker Came and Went” by Erika Michael. Copyright © 2017 Erika Michael. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Peter Mishler: “Salvation” by Peter Mishler. Copyright © 2017 Peter Mishler. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Hannah Sanghee Park: “Norroway in February” and “The Fox Bead in May” from The Same-Different by Hannah Sanghee Park. Copyright © 2015 Hannah Sanghee Park. Reprinted by permission of LSU Press.

Ed Roberson: “About What’s This,” “‘Architectural Program’,” “New World Orchestra,” “Flock Life,” and “As at the Far Edge of Circling,” from To See the Earth Before the End of the World. Copyright © 2010 Ed Roberson. Reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press.

Mary Jane White: “Park” and “Tendril” by Mary Jane White. Copyright © 2017 Mary Jane White. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Kenneth Yuen: “Cranberry Morpheme” by Kenneth Yuen. Copyright © 2017 Kenneth Yuen. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Background Image: Kazimir Malevich, Sportsmeny, 1931.