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Volume 87 No. 4, July 2013

“Four-Legged Fictions,” a portfolio devoted to writers and their canine characters, headlines the July 2013 issue of WLT, featuring poetry and fiction from Australia, France, and Spain. Additional highlights include an interview with Rawi Hage, an alphabet of Twitter minifiction by Alberto Chimal, and an essay by Ilan Stavans that asks, “Is American literature parochial?” An exciting mix of other poetry, fiction, essays, and book reviews rounds out the issue.

Table of Contents

  • Editor’s Note
  • The Adventure of Sir Arthur’s Home: Development, Preservation, Literary Snobbery, and the World’s Most Famous Detective

Four-Legged Fictions


  • “Manichean Taxis and Murderous Readers: A Conversation with Rawi Hage” by Ray Taras