Fourth Genre 20, no. 1

Fourth Genre 20, no. 1

Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction (Journal)

Edited by Laura Julier

Published by: Michigan State University Press

236 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • ISBN: 9781684300655
  • Published: April 2018


In this issue:

Editor’s Note

Winner, 2017 Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Prize
Sue D. Burton, “Box Set”

Melissa Stephenson, “Attachment Therapy”
Victor Yang, “Sardine Parties”
Michaela Hansen, “Goats”
Anne Liu Kellor, “Popo”
Joey Franklin, “Not in My Backyard”
Alysia Sawchyn, “Dog Brain”
Melissa Ferrone, “Whale Fall”
Jody L. Keisner, “The Maternal Lizard Brain”
Kristin Collier, “Emily in the Ocean”
Amy Zimmerman, “Don’t Fucking Touch Me”
Katie Karnehm-Esh, “What Waiting Looks Like”
Sara Greenslit, “What’s Not There”

Essay and Commentary
Laura Jones, “My Life in Movies”
Laura Jones, “Commentary on the Graphic Memoir”

Writer as Reader
Julene Bair, “So Slight a Thing as a Word: Reflections on Marilynne Robinson”

Review Essays
Renée E. D’Aoust, “Alpine Heart” (Review of Alpine Apprentice: A Memoir, by Sarah Gorham)
Anita Darcel Taylor, “She Finally Gets Her Close-Up” (Review of A Mother’s Tale, by Phillip Lopate)
Ned Stuckey-French, “A Mind Thinking” (Reviews of Epistolophilia: Writing the Life Ona Šimaitė, by Julija Šukys and Siberian Exile: Blood, War, and a Granddaughter’s Reckoning,
by Julija Šukys