A conversation with Mary Karr; Gregory Wolfe on “the ambivalence about beauty at the heart of western culture”; Ruth Weisberg’s “vessels of light”; and E.K. Kresser on Chinese-American painter Zhi Lin’s monumental canvases. Plus, poems by B.H. Fairchild, Fr. Murray Bodo, Rachel Dacus, and Judith Ortiz Cofer; fiction by Lynda Sexson; and more.