April, 2023

Contents of Volume XCVII
April 2023 Number Two

In This Issue

Fourteen Reflections After 32 Years
Hildi Froese Tiessen

Plain Poetry for Plain People
Ervin Beck

Reading Toews Reading Camus: Existentialist Echoes
in Miriam Toews’s “Secular Mennonite” Ethics and Aesthetics
Erin Tremblay Ponnou-Delaffon

Rudy Wiebe and Those Mennonite Readers, 1984:
Laughing Matters
Paul Tiessen

“Near the Stacks of the East Village Public Library”:
On Intertextuality as Mennonite Literary History
Robert Zacharias

Authority, Storytelling, and Community:
Keynote speech, Mennonite/s Writing Conference IX
Casey Plett

Toward a Mennonite Eco-Hymnody
Joseph Harder

News and Announcements

Book Reviews

Brandt, Di. The Sweetest Dance on Earth: New and Selected Poems.
Reviewed by Jeff Gundy

Enns, Sarah. Flyway
Reviewed by Alyssa Sherlock

Gundy, Jeff. Wind Farms: Landscape with Stories and Towers.
Reviewed by Luke Beck Kreider

Kasdorf, Julia Spicher. As Is.
Reviewed by Ann Hostetler

Klassen, Sarah. The Russian Daughter: A Novel.
Reviewed by Hildi Froese Tiessen

Nickel, Barbara. Essential Tremor: Poems.
Reviewed by Connie T. Braun

Samatar, Sofia. The White Mosque: A Memoir.
Reviewed by Ervin Beck

Toews, Miriam. Fight Night.
Reviewed by Daniel Shank Cruz

Yoder, Rachel. Nightbitch.
Reviewed by Jessica Baldanzi