Fourth Genre 19, no. 1

Fourth Genre 19, no. 1

Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction (Journal)

Edited by Laura Julier

Published by: Michigan State University Press

234 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • ISBN: 9781684300150
  • Published: February 2017



Editor’s Note

Winner, 2016 Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Prize
Molly Gallentine, “Powder House”

Wilfredo Pascual, “Terminus” (Contest runner-up)
Cherise Morris, “blk girls x-ing”
Jen Palmares Meadows, “Otolith”
Isaac Anderson, “Before Green”
Will Jennings, “Such as Ground, So Close to Air”
Nina Boutsikaris, “This One Long Winter”
Anna Louise Peterson, “My Undoing”
A. Sandosharaj, “Hot Dog Curry”
TaraShea Nesbit, “Paper Nests”
Margot Anne Kelley, “Earthbound”
Cameron Kenny, “Just a Teardown Anyway”
Ruth Gila Berger, “The Skin Changes Quickly”

Essay and Commentary
Bruce Ballenger, “Return to the Typewriter”
Bruce Ballenger, “The Gestalt of Revision: Commentary on ‘Return to the Typewriter’”

Writer as Reader
181 Ryan Van Meter, “Safekeeping”

Review Essays
Mary Cappello and Patrick Madden, “Inter-Review”
Renée E. D’Aoust, “The Life-Affirming Essay”
DeWitt Henry, “Sacred Viewing”
Ned Stuckey-French, “Lifeboat”