The Fall 2022 issue of Crazyhorse will be the last under a name that the editors now recognize as a “longstanding appropriation of Lakota culture.”
Faced with two separate causes of potential vision loss, an author reconsiders her identify as a “visual writer,” which has been integral to her mode of creating.
In The Furrows, Namwali Serpell draws readers into the roiling nature of grief in a powerful narrative that explores memory, loss, and Black identity without resting on what she calls the “meaningless platitude” that art promotes empathy.
The author of I’m Not Hungry but I Could Eat shares the evolution of his thinking on how to represent bisexuality and queerness in fiction.
The author of With Teeth writes that her affinity for self-deprecating humor is inextricable from her queerness.
The author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities embraces and develops a queer Asian American poetics.
“There are so many ways.” —Destiny O. Birdsong, author of Negotiations
The author of RENDANG blurs the boundary between narrative and lyric.
“Maybe we are all just a bit frazzled with the state of the world today, but it’s not always easy to sit and focus. When I do find time to write, it’s like I’m back to myself. I’m back home.” —Kimberly Reyes, author of Running to Stand Still
Poets Javier Zamora and Erika L. Sánchez, both from immigrant families, experienced many hardships and uncertainties throughout their lives. Now, with the publication of their debut collections, they consider their stories, successes, and chosen paths.