Michael Autrey: “In the Spirt of The Spirit of the Beehive” and “Dreamt” from Our Fear by Michael Autrey. Copyright © 2013 Michael Autrey. Published by permission of the author.

John Berger: “Andrea Mantegna (1430/31–1506)” from Portraits: John Berger on Artists by John Berger. Copyright © 2015 John Berger. Published by permission of Verso.

Aaron Fagan: “Relic” and “We Are Cenotpahs” Copyright © 2019 Aaron Fagan . Published by permission of the author.

Geoffrey Hill: “In Ipsley Church Lane 3,” “Epiphany at Saint Mary and All Saints,” “Offertorium: December 2002,” and “Luxe, Calme et Volupté” from Selected Poems by Geoffrey Hill. Copyright © 2006 Geoffrey Hill. Published by permission of Yale University Press.

Diana Khoi Nguyen: “Ghost Of,” from Ghost Of by Diana Khoi Nguyen. Copyright © 2018 Diana Khoi Nguyen. Published by permission of Omnidawn.

Stephanie JT Russell: “Pageant Mouth” Copyright © 2019 Stephanie JT Russell. Published by permission of the author.

W.G. Sebald: Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald, translated by Anthea Bell. Copyright © 2001 W.G. Sebald; Translation Copyright © 2001 Anthea Bell. Published by permission of Random House.

Susan Stewart: “The Survival of Icarus” and “Snow Fort” from Columbarium by Susan Stewart. Copyright © 2005 Susan Stewart. Published by permission of The University of Chicago Press.

Steven Toussaint: “St. Francis” Copyright © 2019 Steven Toussaint. Published by permission of the author.

John Yau: “13” and “After Meng Hao-Jan” from Further Adventures in Monochrome by John Yau. Copyright © 2012 John Yau. Published by permission of the author.

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