Spring 2007

• Drawing the Line: Writings on the Border by Philip Caputo, Mark Ehrman, Reynaldo Leal, Charles Rappleye, and Oscar Villalon. • A Symposium on Mark Twain, featuring an unpublished work introduced by Ed Folsom and Jerome Loving, and David Caplan on Twain’s patriotism. • Fiction by Nadine Gordimer, Helon Habila, and R. T. Smith. • Essays by Erik Campbell, Pauline W. Chen, Morgan Meis, David J. Morris, and Nicholas Schmidle. • Poetry by Robert Olen Butler, Robin Ekiss, Alessandra Lynch, Gregory Orr, Alberto Ríos, Tom Sleigh, and Luis Alberto Urrea.
Spring 2007

Volume 83, Number 2

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Contributor Profiles

David Caplan is the author of four books of poetry criticism and poetry, most recently Rhyme’s Challenge: Hip Hop, Poetry, and Contemporary Rhyming Culture (Oxford, 2014). The Charles M.

Philip Caputo served in the US Marine Corps from 1964–67 as a member of the first ground combat unit to fight in Vietnam–a time described in his classic memoir A Rumor of War.

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