APRIL 2016

With great pleasure, the editors offer congratulations to…

  • MARSHA POMERANTZ, whose “Right/Left: A Triptych,” from our Summer 2015 issue, was selected for inclusion in the Best American Essays 2016.
  • LINDA GREGERSON, whose poem “Font,” from our Summer 2015 issue, will appear in Best American Poetry 2016.
  • TOM SLEIGH, whose poem “Prayer for Recovery,” from our Spring 2015 issue, was also selected for Best American Poetry 2016.
  • VICTORIA NELSON and NICK BROMELL, recipients of 2016 Guggenheim Fellowships. Nelson’s latest piece in Raritan, “Walter Benjamin and the Two Angels,” appeared in the Winter 2016 issue, and Bromell last appeared in our Summer 2015 issue with “Dignity: A Word for Democracy.”

...Sometime in the fall of 1994 or the winter of 1995, nobody seems to remember exactly when, Hank Williams began putting on impromptu streetside concerts for unsuspecting pedestrians in Paris..."

-- Max Fraser (Winter 2016)

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