In this Issue: Jennifer Stock considers her mother’s parrot and other hazards of imperialism; Peter LaSalle visits the city of Fernando Pessoa; Paisley Rekdal on sex and soldiering in the poetry of war; Katherine E. Standefer explores the power of attraction; and Stephen Benz looks back on a hundred years at Guantánamo, from Stephen Crane to the War on Terror. Plus thirteen poets new to NER and translations from Russian and French. Poetry by David Biespiel, Chelsea Dingman, Gavin Yuan Gao, Christopher Salerno, and Jane Wong. Fiction by Noah Bogdonoff, Ella Martinsen Gorham, Joan Leegant, and more. Nonfiction by Stephen Benz, Peter LaSalle, and more.