The Once Over

  • Barracks, Tule Lake Relocation Center, 2001
    November 26, 2014 | Todd Stewart
    Todd Stewart, Placing Memory: A Photographic Exploration of Japanese American Internment (University of Oklahoma Press, 2008). By permission of the photographer. On February 19, 1942, Presid...
  • The May 2014 issue of WLT
    August 20, 2014 | Jim Drummond
    In WLT’s May 2014 issue, I was especially intrigued by the article on Mass Reading Events (MREs) by Danielle Fuller and DeNel Rehberg Sedo. In 2010 I attended a marathon reading of Frederic...
  • July 8, 2013 | Ray Taras
    From the poets of princes known as Beirdd y Tywysogion to Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven,” the history, mythology, and landscape of Wales—and her border collies—have inspired generat...
  • A dog in a purple turtleneck sweater
    July 2, 2013 | Warren Motte
    “Dogs bark,” writes Warren Motte, “for the same reasons that I write: it’s our way of coming to terms with things, gropingly, imprecisely, and as best we can.”  Photo: Thomas Hawk/Flickr I...
  • May 8, 2013 | WLT
    Emily Johnson, Associate Professor of Russian in the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, is a longtime contributing editor to Wo...
  • December 20, 2012 | Jim Drummond
    Photo Joe Gratz/Flickr As a criminal defense lawyer with a sometime focus on capital defense who has published fiction and poetry, your issue focused on law-inspired literature was particularly grat...
  • December 13, 2012 | Clay Stockton
    Reading the portfolio of law-inspired literature in WLT's November/December 2012 issue, I found myself lingering over not only the contents, but that little string of characters on the cove...
  • October 8, 2012 | Brian Hewes, David Shook
      Going behind the scenes of WLT’s September issue, poet, translator, and documentary filmmaker David Shook talks with Brian Hewes about making his new documentary, Kilometer Zero,...
  • Cat in a sunny room
    September 19, 2012 | Warren Motte
    Photo by Michael McKelvaney/Flickr I read Robert Shapard’s remarks about “flash” fiction in the September 2012 issue of WLT with a great deal of interest. Having spent quite a bit of time i...