The Paris Review, issue 232 (Spring 2020)

October 31, 2020
The Paris Review, issue 232 (Spring 2020)

Rachel Cusk on the Art of Fiction: “I still don’t really knowwhere a book comes from, like a child doesn’t know where babiescome from.” Nathaniel Mackey on the Art of Poetry: “By makingbreath more evident, more material, more dwelled-upon, they makeblack breath matter, implicitly insist that black livesmatter.”Fiction by Senaa Ahmad, Jesse Ball, Rebecca Makkai and ClareSestanovich.Poetry by Griffin Brown, Billy Collins, Rachel Eliza Griffiths,Jeffrey Harrison, Zoë Hitzig, James Longenbach, Jayanta Mahapatra,G. C. Waldrep, and Kevin Young.Nonfiction by Beth Nguyen.A portfolio by Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum, with an essay byEdwidge Danticat.