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REVISION

Jennifer McGaha

FICTION

THE EXTRA CHILD

Karen Bender

POETRY

THE NEW HOUSE

J.C. Scharl

CULTURE

SHAMTASTIC

Katie Kresser

More in Issue 119

Issue 119’s cover features the apocalyptic miniatures of Cate Pasquarelli. Also inside: James K.A. Smith on Martin Scorsese’s new film. Four essays of agrarian ambivalence: on chickens (Jordan Humphrey), hogs (Carrie Beyer), midsummer gardening (Nicole Parsons), banana pudding (Jennifer McGaha), and the mixed blessings of life lived close to the land. Fiction on empty nesters by Karen E. Bender; and Upper East Siders by Caroline Coleman. A graphic personal essay on Saint Agatha by Jesse Lee Kercheval. A conversation with memoirist and theologian Richard Lischer. Mary Lane Potter reads the fiction of Clarice Lispector and the late Kevin McIlvoy via philosopher Alva Noë’s notion of art as a “strange tool.” Katie Kresser on the nineteenth-century nouveau riche, a canceled Picasso, mastectomy, and an “aesthetics of sham.” Smithsonian curator Peter Manseau on religion in American public life. Sal Taylor Kydd’s palm-sized old-and-new assemblage. Plus: poems by Richard Tillinghast, Amanda Hawkins, J.C. Scharl, James Davis May, and more.

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On the cover: Cate Pasquarelli. Two Houses, 2021. Glass cloche, clay, basswood, cotton, artificial grasses, acrylic and enamel paint, sandpaper. 9 x 8 x 4 inches.

In Issue 119

Issue 119’s cover features the apocalyptic miniatures of Cate Pasquarelli. Also inside: James K.A. Smith on Martin Scorsese’s new film. Four essays of agrarian ambivalence: on chickens (Jordan Humphrey), hogs (Carrie Beyer), midsummer gardening (Nicole Parsons), banana pudding (Jennifer McGaha), and the mixed blessings of life lived close to the land. Fiction on empty nesters by Karen E. Bender; and Upper East Siders by Caroline Coleman. A graphic personal essay on Saint Agatha by Jesse Lee Kercheval. A conversation with memoirist and theologian Richard Lischer. Mary Lane Potter reads the fiction of Clarice Lispector and the late Kevin McIlvoy via philosopher Alva Noë’s notion of art as a “strange tool.” Katie Kresser on the nineteenth-century nouveau riche, a canceled Picasso, mastectomy, and an “aesthetics of sham.” Smithsonian curator Peter Manseau on religion in American public life. Sal Taylor Kydd’s palm-sized old-and-new assemblage. Plus: poems by Richard Tillinghast, Amanda Hawkins, J.C. Scharl, James Davis May, and more.

Get Image delivered: www.imagejournal.org/subscribe.

On the cover: Cate Pasquarelli. Two Houses, 2021. Glass cloche, clay, basswood, cotton, artificial grasses, acrylic and enamel paint, sandpaper. 9 x 8 x 4 inches.

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